I have written an article for the New Statesman on the announcement in today’s Queen’s Speech about Article 8 ECHR. It is here. Enjoy!
For more, see:
- Update, 9.5.13 - Dr Mark Elliott’s excellent post, in which he considers the likely outcome of a legal challenge to the new legislation, if it mirrors the recent Immigration Rules changes. Dr Elliott thinks this is likely to lead to a (perhaps planned) confrontation with Strasbourg: The Queen’s Speech, the Immigration Bill and Article 8 ECHR
- A human rights reality check for the Home Secretary
- Why the Home Secretary’s attack on human rights judges is like a Bakewell tart
- Another critique of the new Immigration Rules’ codification of Article 8