2008 Thirteenth Annual Douglas W. Bryant Lecture
This 2008 lecture entitled 'Constitutions: Does America's Work? Does Europe Need One? And What About Us?' was given by Lord Kerr of Kinlochard on Monday, 7 April 2008, in the British Library Conference Centre.
John Kerr was a member of the UK Diplomatic Service from 1965 to 2002, and the first to hold its three top jobs: Ambassador to the EU (1990-1995), Ambassador to the United States (1995-97), and Foreign Office Permanent Under-Secretary (1997-2002). He was Secretary-General of the EU Constitutional Convention (2002-2003), and in 2004 , as Lord Kerr of Kinlochard, became an independent (crossbench) member of the House of Lords, where he serves on the EU Select Committee. He is currently Chairman of Imperial College London and Deputy Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell plc.
Constitutions: Does America's Work? Does Europe Need One? And What About Us? (PDF format) 255KB by Lord Kerr of Kinlochard.
left: Lord Kerr of Kinlochard, Sir Colin Lucas and Dame Lynne Brindley at the British Library Conference Centre