Wednesday 10 February 2010

The UK, Devolution, and the ECHR

The campaign for parliamentary elections in the United Kingdom has, amongst many issues, led to a debate on whether the current Human Rights Act, which is based on the ECHR, should be replaced by a specific British Bill of Rights. The NGO Justice has published a report on how this affects the devoluted powers of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The report can be found here.

Thanks to Lallands Peat Worrier for bringing this to my attention!