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What next for Human Rights?, 25/06/15 [S]

The UK Government should call a halt in its attempts to repeal the Human Rights Act and introduce a British Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice Alex Neil has demanded.

Speaking at the Human Rights Consortium Scotland’s annual conference, Mr Neil said the UK Government should abandon its ill-conceived threat to human rights and instead start taking urgent action to undo the terrible damage being done by austerity cuts

The Cabinet Secretary said:

“It is time for the UK Government to admit that its regressive proposals to take away fundamental human rights protections are doomed to failure. People in Scotland want positive action which not only safeguards the rights they already have, but which does even more to deliver an inclusive and socially-just Scotland."

For full details see the Scottish Government news release.

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