Human Rights Act
The Conservatives are planning on scrapping the Human Rights Act and possibly leaving the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR). But what exactly are they planning, and can they get it through?
More and more couples having humanist weddings in England and Wales are expressing their frustration at the growing waiting times before they can also have a civil marriage and so be married in the eyes of the law. The backlogs in many parts of the country are a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the… Read more »
The share of adults in Northern Ireland with no religion is surging, according to the latest data from the Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey. The results of the 2020 survey have just been published. 27% of respondents said they had no religion – an increase of 7% on 2019. This latest surge means that the overall… Read more »
Michael Gove will undoubtedly make a better justice secretary than Chris Grayling – but critics should be prepared for a fight over the Human Rights Act