Lord Hylton

Tuesday 13th October: 25 Years after the Brighton Bombing

Lord Hylton

On Tuesday 13th October, The Grand Committee Room, the largest one in the House of Commons, was packed for a meeting jointly arranged by the All-Party Group on Conflict Issues and the Forgiveness Project. It was sensitively chaired by Simon Hughes, MP for Bermondsey. Two speakers reflected on where they and we now are, 25…

Letter to Foreign Office Ministers

Lord Hylton

To the Foreign Office: Thank you for replies to some nine questions for Written Answer. I would like to comment on some of them. Afghanistan (HL5349) You are quite correct about responsibility for prisoners and detainees lying with the US and Afghan authorities. Nevertheless, General Stone’s report and other evidence, suggest that prison conditions and…

Text of a Letter to the times – August 2009

Lord Hylton

Throughout the holidays the British media, perhaps for lack of other emotive news, have been focusing on British military casualties in Afghanistan in an almost morbid way.  In previous major wars such case by case accounts would not have been possible, or even allowed. It seems to me that editors and the public generally should…

Elections in Iran

Lord Hylton

If anyone reads this in Iran I would like them to know that I feel for them very much at the present time.  The Presidential elections appear to have been stolen.  Otherwise why would so many unnecessary additional ballot papers and ballot boxes have been produced? I am an independent member of our Parliament and…