Charles Harris

Charles Harris is a former Judge and author of Trial and Error (Mereo Books)

What activists get wrong about Britain’s history

Over the last year, the Black Lives Matter movement has created an infectious blend of conflated antipathy to slavery, Empire and England. Across our institutions, there has been a rush to appease self-righteous activists by removing statues and pictures, rewriting our history, altering street names and allowing them to silence anyone who dares question their