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The Justice Secretary discussed…

  • the Bahrain Grand Prix – explaining that sports events are often held in countries with questionable human rights records…
  • from five minutes into the video, the ECHR…
  • at six-and-a-half minutes he says Cabinet is united in support for what he is doing on the ECHR…
  • at seven-and-a-half minutes he says ECHR chief was misreported when he said reform hadn't been substantial…
  • at eleven minutes he said economy would continue to be difficult but UK is doing "remarkably well" compared to other major economies…
  • at twelve-and-a-half minutes Ken Clarke stated that all three main party manifestos supported Lords reform and suggested some Conservative MPs might be opposing reform simply because it has come from the Coalition.

At the end of the interview the Justice Secretary joked that he saw himself as one of the Cabinet's "young rising stars"!

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