Keir Starmer lecture

Former Director of Public Prosecutions Sir Keir Starmer will deliver the inaugural North Yorkshire Police lecture next month.

Rearranged from May, the lecture, now entitled Policing and security in a post-Brexit world, will be given at the University of York on 11 November.

Since 2015, Sir Keir Starmer has been the Labour Member of Parliament for Holborn and St Pancras. He was the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and the Head of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) from 2008 to 2013. He has prosecuted in numerous cases for the CPS during his career, acting principally as a defence lawyer specialising in the law of human rights.

The lecture will be at the Spring Lane Building at 7.00pm. Admission is by free ticket only; more details here.

10 October 2016