David Whyte is Professor of Socio-legal Studies at the University of Liverpool. He has written several publications on health and... Read more »
Corporate Homicide Bill
Steve Tombs David Whyte 6 March 2015 By Professor Steve Tombs, Open University and Professor David Whyte, Liverpool University Steve Tombs and David Whyte analyse Richard Baker MSP’s new draft Bill for the Scottish parliament and consider whether it could be a model for reform across the UK. The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act (“CMCHA”), rolled out across the UK seven years ago to radically improve accountability for corporate killing, has so far failed dismally to improve accountability for deaths at work.