Thursday 24 August 2023

BBC Podcast Episode on the UK and the ECHR

Last week BBC Radio 4's 'The Briefing Room' released a podcast episode on the United Kingdom and the European Convention on Human Rights. In the episode, Ed Bates (University of Leicester), former president of the ECtHR Robert Spano, Joelle Grogan (UK in a Changing Europe) and Tom Hickman (University College London) discuss, inter alia, the UK's involvement in the drafting of the Convention, the impact of the Convention on the UK, the relationship between the UK's Human Rights Act and the Convention, and the consequences if the UK would decide to leave the ECHR.