Lord Triesman libel case could affect parliamentary free speech, says Speaker

Lord Triesman libel case could affect parliamentary free speech, says Speaker

Lawyers for John Bercow urge appeal court judges not to reinstate case centred on allegations about Thai football head Permitting a Thai football official to sue the former chairman of the Football Association, Lord Triesman, for libel would have a "substantial chilling effect" on free speech in parliament, the appeal court has been warned. In a 10-page submission, lawyers for John Bercow …

Lord Triesman libel case could affect parliamentary free speech, says Speaker

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