UK bill of rights

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Dominic Raab ‘deceptively and deliberately’ undermined me as victims’ tsar, says Vera Baird
Outgoing commissioner says justice secretary expected her to be his ‘puppet on a string’

Alexandra Topping

30, Dec, 2022 @2:08 PM

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Sunak’s next U-turn may be to ditch Raab’s bill of rights
Senior Tory MP confident ‘wise heads in No 10’ will lead PM to avoid protracted parliamentary battle

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

08, Dec, 2022 @2:57 PM

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Liz Truss halts Dominic Raab’s bill of rights plan
New PM tells cabinet she will rethink how to deliver agenda, as source describes bill as ‘complete mess’

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

07, Sep, 2022 @2:19 PM

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My clients were John Worboys’ victims. The bill of rights would undo their victory | Harriet Wistrich
Dominic Raab’s proposed changes deny rights to hold public bodies to account, as two women did over black-cab rapist case

Harriet Wistrich

04, Sep, 2022 @8:30 AM

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The Tory bill of rights is a gift to the world’s tyrants | Letters
Letters: Leaders of repressive regimes will have licence to ignore international human rights standards, warns Mike Cushman. Plus letters from Prof Julian Petley and Margaret Owen


28, Jun, 2022 @4:58 PM

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Labour MP in bid to include right to abortion in British bill of rights
Stella Creasy says she expects MPs to be given free vote on amendment as a matter of conscience

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @2:54 PM

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‘False narrative’: campaigners say British bill of rights could undermine free speech
Organisations including Index on Censorship condemn government’s claim a bill would boost freedom of expression

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

22, Jun, 2022 @6:23 PM

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A British bill of rights? This draconian plan is a rights removal bill | Sacha Deshmukh
The government’s move to override the European court of human rights will leave UK citizens all the poorer, says Amnesty UK chief executive Sacha Deshmukh

Sacha Deshmukh

22, Jun, 2022 @10:14 AM

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Raab says UK bill of rights will stop free speech being ‘whittled away by wokery’
Deputy PM says proposals to replace the Human Rights Act will enable principle of free speech to be a legal ‘trump card’

Nadeem Badshah

25, Mar, 2022 @11:35 PM

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Raab’s human rights proposals condemned as ‘blatant power grab’
Justice secretary is facing a number of calls to row back on plans to strengthen power of the state

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

14, Dec, 2021 @5:56 PM

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UK bill of rights delayed further by Brexit and supreme court case
Attorney general Jeremy Wright tells Commons the government has a ‘few other things on our plate’ when asked about bill

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

09, Dec, 2016 @1:50 PM

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Skype, iPads and in-cell education at heart of major prisons shakeup
Prisons education review to be published alongside Queen’s speech that is designed to improve life chances of most disadvantaged in UK

Anushka Asthana Political editor

18, May, 2016 @7:28 AM

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