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The Conservatives cannot ‘wriggle’ their way out of the European Convention on Human Rights, even by introducing a British Bill of Rights

Meckled-Garcia, Saladin (2011) The Conservatives cannot ‘wriggle’ their way out of the European Convention on Human Rights, even by introducing a British Bill of Rights. British Politics and Policy at LSE (15 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Conservatives have made no secret of the party’s desire to roll back its European human rights obligations, with many in the party also advocating repealing the Human Rights Act and establishing a British Bill of Rights. As the party seeks to ‘win back’ jurisdiction over human rights cases, Saladin Meckled-Garcia finds the coalition government’s stance is nothing less than an attempt to flout the rule of law for political purposes

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2012 16:36
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/41016/

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