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Looking back one year: wilful blindness and the Leveson Inquiry

Looking back one year: wilful blindness and the Leveson Inquiry

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation project Co-ordinator, and Andy Rogers, Associate Director of Communications It’s 11 months since the Prime Minister, David Cameron, first announced there would be a public inquiry into the phone hacking scandal. Its interesting to reflect upon this once you consider that the Prime Minister was himself summoned to given evidence […]

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Why there should be more mediation in the NoW scandal

Why there should be more mediation in the NoW scandal

By Eileen Carroll, Deputy Chief Executive, CEDR and Mediator At the outset of the on-going story into phone hacking at the News of the World no-one could have predicted exactly how whole institutions; the government, the police and the media, would have become embroiled. The reverberations of this affairs are certainly being felt within the […]

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Hacking at Justice

Hacking at Justice

By Dr Karl Mackie CBE, Mediator and Chief Executive, CEDR Yesterday British Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced the launch of a Public Inquiry into the phone hacking scandal that has engulfed News Corp, having already claimed one sizeable scalp in a national newspaper; the News of the World. The Inquiry is however not going to […]

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When disastrous failings occur – how could mediation help?

When disastrous failings occur – how could mediation help?

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Co-ordinator The recent revelations about the abuse suffered by the residents of the Winterbourne View care home in the outskirts of Bristol, allegedly administered by the custodians entrusted with their wellbeing, are a shocking reminder of the potential humans possess to completely disregard others needs and deny others their fundamental […]

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Was the Hutton Inquiry flawed?

Was the Hutton Inquiry flawed?

By Andy Rogers, Associate Director & Mediator, CEDR The sad death of Dr David Kelly in 2003 and the following Hutton Inquiry still has many people asking questions; therefore did the process used achieve the objective of a public inquiry – to find satisfactory answers for the public? Lord Hutton is a respected and experienced […]

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