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What will replace the Human Rights Act?

Mead, David (2014) What will replace the Human Rights Act? British Politics and Policy at LSE (02 Oct 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

David Cameron has promised to scrap the Human Rights Act. What will replace it? David Mead writes that it seems highly unlikely that the Tories will tamper with the substance of the ECHR within any domestic Bill. The focus might well be on a re-adjustment of the relationship between British judges and those in Strasbourg, with the difficulty lying in how to do so. And who is a Bill of Rights for? It won’t be for the UK, considering that the ECHR is written in to the Good Friday Agreement, and any planned changes will not affect Scotland as the HRA is part of the devolution package.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 02 May 2017 08:44
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2019 23:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74888

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