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.
Posts Tagged: European Convention on Human Rights
Conservatives in Parliament have no desire to return to the kind of entrenched division of a generation ago which was so destructive for our party and our country.
There is a strong patriotic argument to be made in favour of the Convention which leaves plenty of room for criticism of the European Court.
The Justice Secretary’s first speech in his new job shows the topic may have changed, but the radical approach continues.
Sir John Major: Human Rights reform. The land that gave us Magna Carta will not turn its back on fundamental liberties
The full text of the inaugural Edward Heath Lecture, delivered last Wednesday in Salisbury by the former Prime Minister.
The current entrepreneurial spirit and endeavour are the strongest I have experienced in my career.
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.
This fog of law is hobbling the effectiveness of our troops on the battlefield.
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