Law and religion round-up – 18th November

Nothing this week compares with the proposed Brexit terms and the resulting ministerial resignations: nevertheless…

…it was perhaps significant that the snappily-titled Outline of the Political Declaration setting out the Framework for the Future Relationships between the European Union and the United Kingdom commenced [emphasis added]:

“Basis for cooperation: Shared values including the respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, democratic principles, the rule of law and support for non-proliferation, as essential prerequisites for the future relationship. Reaffirmation of the United Kingdom’s commitment to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), and the Union’s and its Member States’ to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the Union. Support for effective multilateralism”.

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