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No government is perfect. But when the most revered of these guardians suggests that critical decisions by ministers have fallen short of the rule of law on a range of counts, then it follows that Britain needs a better form of government, whose members can succeed where the current ones have failed and who better understand the real meaning of the principles they claim to support.

Extract from Guardian Comment

We need leaders who better understand the rule of law

"When our most revered judge suggests critical ministerial decisions have legally fallen short, it is time for a change ..." wrote Martin Kettle in the Guardian about Lord Bingham's Cambridge lecture,,1956596,00.html on Saturday November 25, 2006