University of Lincoln - Democratic ideals saluted

June 26, 2008

A four-day forum to debate democracy was due to be held by the University of Lincoln this week. Entitled "Magna Carta 2008: Exploring Democracy", it will become an annual event in the run-up to the 800th anniversary of the signing of the bill in 1215. Participants this year include former Labour MP Tony Benn; Liam Fox, the former co-chairman of the Conservative Party; and the first Secretary of State for Justice, Lord Falconer.

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