Human Rights Need Protection

Cllr Alan Hall has joined charities, voluntary groups and trades unionists by signing a statement supported by more than 60 civil society organisations objecting to the Government’s plans to “weaken human rights protections in the UK”. The Human Rights Act establishes a legal obligation for the government and public bodies to uphold the human rights of everybody living …

End The Hostile Environment Now

The Human Rights charity Liberty has branded the new Immigration Bill part of the “hostile environment“. Liberty’s Gracie Bradley said: “It’s impossible to have a hostile environment which doesn’t result in human rights abuses – and expanding it is nothing to be proud of. The Government could use this Bill as an opportunity for redemption, …