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What’s right for us?

Last night, the House of Commons voted by 234 to 22 to reject a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) concerning the right of prisoners to vote in a general election. The Strasbourg Court had ruled that … Continue reading

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The Wrong Rights

Frances Lawrence, wife of murdered head teacher Philip Lawrence, was frustrated in her attempts to establish the whereabouts of her husband’s killer on his release from prison. Ministers insisted they were powerless to tell Mrs Lawrence where the convicted murderer, … Continue reading

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