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Cameron to defy European Court over prisoner voting

Cameron to defy European Court over prisoner voting

The Prime Minister, David Cameron has decided to “do the minimum necessary” to comply with the recent judgement of the European Court of Human Rights that the UK must allow some prisoners to vote. Mr Cameron is clearly terrified of the prospect of his back-benchers causing trouble over a matter which most members of the…

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Home Secretary Theresa May wants Human Rights Act to be scrapped

Home Secretary Theresa May wants Human Rights Act to be scrapped

It is a matter of historical fact that politicians only ever ask for major legislation to be scrapped in order to give themselves more power. The Home secretary, Theresa may who has revealed herself to be both anti-Europe and anti-civil liberties, has said in the Sunday Telegraph that she wants to scrap the Human Rights…

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