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Are human rights slipping down the political agenda?

PUBLISHED April 24, 2015

To great fanfare, the Conservatives announced plans last autumn to scrap the Human Rights Act and replace it with a British Bill of Rights. A draft bill was promised. It never materialised, however, after senior Tory lawyers privately voiced concerns to the justice secretary Chris Grayling that a draft (The Times, January 15) was not fit for purpose.

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