ECHR

Leaving the ECHR: A Realistic and Viable Proposal? 

By: Jane Richards

Last month, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak told The Sun’s Harry Cole that Britain would leave the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) if it would help to prevent the arrival of small boats of asylum seekers. Sunak said, “I believe that border … [Read more...] about Leaving the ECHR: A Realistic and Viable Proposal? 

Case Adjourned: A response to Jonathan Sumption’s “case for leaving the ECHR”

By: Stuart Wallace

Former supreme court judge Jonathan Sumption recently wrote a piece for the Spectator entitled, somewhat dramatically, "Judgment call: the case for leaving the ECHR”. In the piece, Sumption makes a series of points concerning the European Convention … [Read more...] about Case Adjourned: A response to Jonathan Sumption’s “case for leaving the ECHR”