Lord Hylton

A letter to the Palestinian Delegate to the UK in London

Lord Hylton

Civil Society and Public Welfare in the West Bank I am appalled at the recent closure by the PA of charitable and voluntary organizations, including at least one Christian one in Bethlehem. This is bound to result in greater hardship for children and other very vulnerable people.  I understand that this action has been taken…

Text of a letter to the Times

Lord Hylton

I have now read the full text of Pope Benedict’s address to the bishops of England and Wales. It is quite clear that he was referring to an existing law passed a year or two ago, and NOT to the current Equality Bill. Accusations of interference in British internal affairs were therefore unfounded.

Text of my Letter to the Times 03.02.2010

Lord Hylton

It is good that Ruth Gledhill (Times February 2nd) thinks that Catholic Church social teachings are seminal and influence governments and political parties. These teachings include striving for world-wide peace, but also the principles of solidarity and subsidiarity. Solidarity means that, like Jesus Christ, we are on the side of the oppressed, poor, and marginalised.…

All in a Day's Work – 8th December 2009

Lord Hylton

12.30 pm:  In the bleak Committee Room W3, adjoining the late medieval splendour of Westminster Hall.  Listened to the British Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova at an All Party Group.  Asked him about the million or so Moldovans who are obliged to seek work outside their country. 1.00 pm:  At a larger public meeting…