edgar speyer


Sir Louis Blom-CooperSir Louis Blom-Cooper is a leading figure in public law and renowned human rights advocate. He chaired the Mental Health Act Commission from 1987-1994 and is well known for his regulatory work, particularly as Chair of the Press Council (now the Press Complaints Commission). He was also counsel to the Saville Inquiry acting for the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association. Blom-Cooper was involved in the foundation of Amnesty International in 1961, and is currently a patron of Prisoners Abroad, a registered charity which supports Britons who are held overseas. He is a trustee of the Howard League for Penal Reform.  


In his Foreword to Banker, Traitor, Scapegoat, Spy. The Troublesome Case of Sir Edgar Speyer, Sir Louis Blom-Cooper, QC condemns this `episode of the Great War’:  

The foreword appeared in the Michaelmas edition 2013 of the Middle Templar magazine.

The ultimate procedure to deprive a prominent national figure of British citizenship and his position as a Privy Councillor, along with the citizenship of his family, makes for compulsive reading.

Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC


This instructive and poignant study.

Sunday Times