Over 160 Groups Tell Theresa May: don’t abandon our Human Rights Act

UPDATE: Theresa May responds to our letter

Organisations come together to say now is time to think again, not to risk further division and legal confusion
10 December 2016
A letter asking the Prime Minister to abandon plans to scrap the Human…

UPDATE: Theresa May responds to our letter Organisations come together to say now is time to think again, not to risk further division and legal confusion 10 December 2016 A letter asking the Prime Minister to abandon plans to scrap the Human Rights Act has been signed by 164 organisations, including those working with new mothers, children, patients, carers, people with learning disabilities and mental ill-health, women experiencing violence, migrants and older people, and groups campaigning for LGBT rights, fair trials, access to justice, decent housing and against racial discrimination. The British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR) is publishing the letter on Saturday (10 December), Human Rights Day, to show the breadth of support for the Human Rights Act across the UK. Amnesty International UK, Liberty and Human Rights Watch as well as trade unions and law firms have signed the letter.   Stephen Bowen, Director of BIHR, said: "I hope the Prime Minister will liste...

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