Jon Dobinson

Jon Dobinson is a co-founder of Recovery and a former Secretary-General of the International Society for Human Rights (UK). Now CEO of Other Creative Ltd, the London-based creative business, his companies have raised millions for charities and causes including Freedom FromTorture, Amnesty International, Greenpeace and 38 Degrees.

Covid Public Inquiry terms of reference – More wins than worries? 

There’s good news from the outcome of the Covid Inquiry terms of reference consultation – but there are also some serious concerns. THE IMPORTANCE of the Covid-19 Inquiry to the future of this country is enormous. It has at its core a mission to learn the lessons of the Covid-19 response ‘for the future’ which …

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Lord Sumption in the bear-pit

We interview the former Supreme Court Justice on life in the lockdown years How much longer would restrictions have lasted in the UK without the powerful contribution Jonathan Sumption made to the debate? Over the past two years, he has dissected and exposed the many shortcomings of Covid legislation and lockdowns fearlessly, bringing the same …

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Improving the Covid Inquiry Terms of Reference  – Recovery’s submission

RECOVERY has called since its launch in October 2020 for a balanced and comprehensive Inquiry as one of the ‘Five Reasonable Demands for Good Government During Covid-19’ which were the basis of our campaign. We therefore welcome this Inquiry but are anxious to ensure that it addresses the full range of issues in a balanced …

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Survey finds public wants broader terms of reference for Covid Inquiry 

Children and ‘nudge’ among key concerns  THE Government Covid Inquiry published its draft terms of reference in March and a public consultation on them will close this Thursday 7 April. Now an independent and authoritative new survey by opinion experts Yonder for Recovery has revealed that they fail to address major public concerns.  Although the …

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Recovery reinvigorated: restrictions will return unless we help the UK learn 

TODAY marks a new chapter in the Recovery campaign – a campaign that still has an important job to complete. We’re launching a newsletter and regular articles under the able stewardship of Brian Monteith to ensure that the lessons of the past two years are learned properly.  It’s vital because challenges like Covid-19 will return …

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