The Facts

Chapter 9: Protecting the Exposed

The Human Rights Act brings the values of fairness, justice and equality to the vulnerable and exposed in our society, people in desperate need of all three who have rarely if ever got any of them before the Act stepped in on their behalf.

Chapter 10: Making A Difference

It is not just those on the margins of our society for whom the Human Rights Act has made a difference.  It affects all of us, whether we are young or old, healthy or sick, soldier or civil libertarian.

Chapter 11: Telling Us Who We Are

There is a strong dose of late 1940s exceptionalism still evident in British political culture. It may yet cause the country to leave the Council of Europe, opting out completely from the European Convention.

Britain, Europe and Human Rights