We need a new legal framework to govern their use.
Posts Tagged: Human Rights
Though the news makes it even less likely that Britain will quit the ECHR – not that such a move is on the cards anyway.
The BBC Director General should act on his agreement to begin broadcasting into the country. The first programme could be a documentary about King John.
Sometimes it’s easy, sometimes it’s difficult, but sometimes, it’s simply wrong for the people of one country – or many – to sit by and watch those of another suffer.
Tobias Ellwood MP: Welcome, President Nazarbayev. Why this Government wants Kazakhstan to be Britain’s partner of choice
It will take forward further reforms in governance, rule of law and human rights – all areas in which we are already providing support.
Our approach to China and Saudi Arabia is worryingly inconsistent with our declared principles.
The Chancellor says he has raised human rights issues, but reiterates that the British economy needs closer links with China.
Terrible things were done by the British Empire, but if the Revolution had failed then fewer terrible things would happened.
What if instead of a narrative concentrated on restricting human rights, the Government argued instead that in some key respects they haven’t gone far enough?
In the third and final post on a British Bill of Rights, Rupert Myers considers what could go into the actual document.
In the second of three posts on a British Bill of Rights, Rupert Myers looks at the mission creep of the ECHR over recent decades.
In the first of three posts on a British Bill of Rights, Rupert Myers looks at the intransigence of a profession that views itself as progressive.
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.
He has a rendezvous with destiny as a true penal reformer
The new British Bill of Rights is a tremendous opportunity – but it requires extensive consultation to make the most of it.