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Plans to make rehabilitation the primary legal purpose of the system seem to have been dropped after the general election.
Benedict Rogers: Twenty years on from leaving Hong Kong, Britain risks selling its honour – as China flouts and abuses justice
As Patten says, the Joint Declaration gives us a specific responsibility to ensure that China’s promises are upheld – which we are not meeting.
Many of Brussels’ demands, including for continued oversight by the European Court, are quite simply preposterous.
Justified calls for a national government’s overthrow are usually confined to those in which there is a serious threat of tyranny or the breakdown of civil order.
She cannot be a stationary establishment figure when faced with the restless mood of the voting public. She must move forwards – or we risk a 1997-style wipeout.
Over the last year, I’ve set out a number of policy ideas designed to appeal to lower middle class voters. Here are some of them.
Our survey and the manifesto. How party members ranked potential policies – from defence to HS2. Full list.
Keeping the triple lock third from bottom; scrapping the Human Rights Act fifth from top; an energy price cap fourth from bottom.
One place where there is unlikely to be any dithering is the West Midlands. The prospect of someone like Andy Street becoming mayor is hugely exciting.
Edward Faulks: This opportunity to repeal the Human Rights Act, quit the ECHR and bring justice home may not come again
There are good reasons for placing all this in the “too difficult” box. But if Brexit was about anything, it was about sovereignty.
Incarcerating more criminals for longer has saved millions of people from becoming victims of crime.
We must not allow Brexit to force us to make lucrative deals with repressive autocracies, even as they commit human rights violations and possible war crimes.
James Cartlidge: The devastating truth at the heart of the NICs row. We’re palming difficult decisions off on the next generation.
We may be rowing back to defend one promise. But another more fundamental promise to the future is actually at stake.
It isn’t necessary to be one of his supporters to believe that it is time for Wiltshire Police to put up or shut up.
The Justice Secretary tells Sophy Ridge of her ‘belief in the rule of law’, and how ‘too many people in our country don’t understand what judges do’.