Last Wednesday (August 24), most national newspapers failed to mention on their front page the bombshell that May’s conservative government had dropped: the UK will scrap the Human Rights Act.…
As Kerry-Anne Mendoza rightfully remarks in The Canary, the scrapping of the Human Rights Act is the most authoritarian and regressive decision taken by a UK government in modern history (see here). What is it about and what is behind it?….Human and civil rights are the only restraint on the tyranny of the majority under liberal political theory.
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Ever more conservative regression. Why Theresa May wants to scrap Human Rights Act