John Howard on political Royal Commissions.

Last September John Howard said

‘I am uneasy about the idea of having Royal Commissions or enquiries into essentially a political decision. … I don’t think you should ever begin to go down the American path of using the law for narrow targeted political purposes. I think the special prosecutions in the US are appalling.’

See link below to John Howard’s comments.   John Menadue

http://gu.com/p/4xhj7/sbl

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John Laurence Menadue is the publisher of Pearls & Irritations. He has had a distinguished career both in the private sector and in the Public Service.

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