NS Webinar- The Coronavirus Act: Rights and Powers During the Pandemic
Sponsored by: NewStatesman
- Uk Government
- Human Rights
Date: 10 June
Time: 5PM London
With Adam Wagner, Martha Spurrier and Anoosh Chakelian
The recent implementation of the emergency Coronavirus Act has given the UK government unprecedented powers in its bid to curb the Covid-19 pandemic. At this time of crisis, can the government tackle the pandemic while protecting our rights and future freedom? The New Statesman is bringing together experts to discuss the human rights implications of the Coronavirus Act. Join Britain Editor Anoosh Chakelian, human rights barrister Adam Wagner and Martha Spurrier, director of advocacy group Liberty, for a live panel discussion and audience Q&A to tackle the key questions on privacy, liberty and democracy. More speakers to be announced.
Register here to tune into this online event at 5pm on Wednesday 10 June, and receive joining information closer to the date. Spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Human rights barrister
Director of advocacy group Liberty
New Statesman Britain Editor
Key Learning Objectives
- At this time of crisis, can the government tackle the pandemic while protecting our rights and future freedom?
- Does the Coronavirus Act have an impact on our privacy, liberty or democracy?
- This webinar is targeted to anyone interested in the human rights implications of the Coronavirus Act and the powers it has given the UK government in a bid to curb the Covid-19 pandemic.