Alex Carlile is a British barrister and politician. As Lord Carlile of Berriew QC, he sits in the House of Lords as a Liberal Democrat. He has been the British government’s independent scrutineer of anti-terrorism legislation since 2001 and in October 2010 launched the parliamentary policy organisation Living and Dying Well.
Interviews with Alex Carlile
The Lib Dem peer says that reading Cicero’s speeches, George Eliot’s novels and Gerard Manley Hopkins’s poems can help us manage the ethical dilemmas of our own historical moment, and provide clues to human nature