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Theresa May’s speech on Brexit: full text

“So regardless of the EU referendum, my view is this. If we want to reform human rights laws in this country, it isn’t the EU we should leave but the ECHR and the jurisdiction of its Court.”



Early release for Michael Gove

The Justice Secretary’s course in his new post is driven by politics as well as principle – that’s to say, by the need to take others with him on prison and human rights reform.


The ECHR. Gove V May, Round Two?

Nick Timothy’s article today arguing that Britain should quit the ECHR will be read as representing the Home Secretary’s view at a time when the Justice Secretary is still weighing his options.