We hope they will accept our plans. But if they cannot, then we will invoke our treaty rights to withdraw from the Convention altogether,
Posts Tagged: Human Rights Act
Sweepingly-worded legislation passes power from elected leaders to unaccountable judges and the pressure groups whose cases they preside over.
Principle? Party? The leadership race? Maybe it serves all three aims.
With the reshuffle barely over, noises are already being made about ditching the meddlesome Convention and Court. But how?
Voters should remember the damage that the Blair and Brown-led governments are responsible for.
Conservative Ministers should not wait for the manifesto to say what they would do without the yellow albatross
Answer: the latter.
Were the Joint Committee on Human Rights to take a key role, the differing views of those who stress human rights and Parliamentary supremacy could be reconciled.
Thomas Tugendhat: Our troops should be able to focus on the enemy, not worry about human rights laws back home
Commanders, not judges, should be in control on the battlefield.