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Human Rights Act Safe for this Parliament

The Daily Telegraph has reported that the Government does not intend to repeal the Human Rights Act (HRA) and introduce a British Bill of Rights in its place during this Parliament which is excellent news.

Read the report here:

It is important to remember that the Council of Europe which oversees the European Convention on Human Rights ( must of which is incorporated directly into UK law by the HRA) is entirely separate from the European Union and the European Court of Justice (e.g. Russia is a member of the Council of Europe!!).