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The Queen’s Speech to Parliament 2021

On Tuesday 11 May, Her Majesty the Queen summarised the government’s agenda for the year ahead through her State re-opening of parliament. Around 30 new bills were circulated for imminent debate by parliament, and ‘speech’ was a theme that ran through a handful of these proposals.

It is interesting how the government has chosen to both protect and prohibit speech. Our two articles below, written as a summary of the ADF UK webinar on the Queen’s Speech 2021, provide just two examples of bills which will have very different consequences to freedom of speech and assembly in our country if they turn into law.

Protecting speech

Prohibiting speech

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“Overjoyed!”: Colombian Social Media star wins censorship case

Colombian Constitutional Court overturns censorship ruling against Youtuber Kika Nieto, vacating judgment and dismissing the lawsuit
Free Speech

More must be done to protect free speech – by Jeremiah Igunnubole writing for The Times

The police, crime, sentencing and courts bill is an opportunity to address critical issues within the law

The NHS Trust should let Alta’s parents take her home

The parents of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl find themselves in a thoroughly unenviable position. Their daughter, Alta, is ventilator dependent. Her prognosis gives her two more years to live, but the…

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