Between Locke and a hard place: Why liberal democracy is withering before our eyes

  • Dominic Grieve warns that, unless democrats step up and speak up, the modern West's liberal democratic foundations are in peril
  • Threats take many forms, including populism, technology and global challenges
  • He urges politicians to 'address difficult truths' in the midst of a 'febrile environment of anxiety'

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Dominic Grieve


The Rt. Hon Dominic Grieve QC is a barrister and was the MP for Beaconsfield from 1997 to 2019. He was the Shadow Attorney General from 2003-09, Shadow Home Secretary from 2008-09, Shadow Justice Secretary from 2009-10 and Attorney-General from 2010–2014.