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There may be trouble ahead… May 11, 2015

Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.

the Tories intend to ‘withdraw’ from the European convention on human rights (which by the by isn’t part of the EU structural framework but long precedes it).

A withdrawal from the ECHR, which would be strongly resisted by the former justice secretary Kenneth Clarke and the former attorney general Dominic Grieve, would plunge the UK into a constitutional crisis. It would be resisted by the Scottish government and would place the UK government in breach of the Northern Ireland Good Friday agreement of 1998, which was approved by joint referenda on both sides of the Irish border and was lodged at the UN.


1. Tomboktu - May 11, 2015

The Lisbon Treaty requires the EU to become a party to the European Convention on Human Rights, but a few weeks ago the EU Court of Justice struck down the draft agreement on how that requirement would be implemented.


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