Government urged to let parliament to scrutinise Bill of Rights

22/06/2022 | The Guardian

150 organisations demand that justice secretary Dominic Raab allow detailed parliamentary scrutiny of legislation that is expected to replace the Human Rights Act. The group is calling for the proposed bill of rights to receive "robust consideration" after a response to a parliamentary question in which James Cartlidge said that the government did not intend to submit the bill of rights for pre-legislative scrutiny. The letter says that the bill of rights proposals are of “supreme constitutional significance and have the potential to impact on the rights of individuals for many years to come”.

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