The Tories are violating our human rights daily

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,436 Tuesday 17 May 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Power speaking to me is not democracy, authority is not democracy and in order to speak to me it must be legitimate. I am democracy, I speak to power as a right, that is democracy. Write that down and […]

Armed forces should be exempt from the constraints of the ECHR, ‘rip it up’ says Grayling

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,047 Friday 03 April 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, In a report by the right-wing think tank Policy Exchange called “Clearing the Fog of Law” the authors state the following: “The British armed forces should not be above the law. But which law? The ever-expanding reach of the […]

DWP routine violations of Article 2 of the Human Rights Act

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,032 Wednesday 18 March 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, The Human Rights Act 1998. The right to life contained in Article 2: imposes an obligation on the State to protect the right to life; prohibits the State from intentionally killing; and requires an effective and proper investigation into […]