Human Rights Blog


The appointment of Ken Clarke as the new Justice Secretary may have saved the Human Rights Act 1998 from repeal. The Conservative plans for the Act to be replaced with a Bill of Rights may be scrapped in any case under the full terms of their agreement with the Liberal Democrats. In the mean time, supporters of the Act will be encouraged by supportive statements by the new Justice Secretary.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com/2010/05/12/human-rights-act-may-be-safe-under-new-justice-secretary-ken-clarke/

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