Category Archives: human rights

Human Rights and Nick Robinson

Before the election the Conservative party campaigned on the basis that they would repeal the Human Rights Act. The implication, from some frontbenchers such as bed and breakfast tsar Chris Grayling, was that they would rip up the European Convention on … Continue reading

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All elections are (potentially) illegal : Scottish court rules today (VERY LONG)

Today a tremendously important court case has been decided that may postpone the Scottish parliamentary elections (and lead to the postponement of English local elections) later this year.  Smith v Scott is a Registration Appeal Court case involving a prisoner’s … Continue reading

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