Law and religion round-up – 26th February

And in the week when we scoured the shops for sun-dried turnips (or should that be swedes?)… 

The Government’s commitment to the ECHR?

On Tuesday morning during Oral Questions in the Commons, the Secretary of State for Justice said this in reply to a supplementary question from Martin Docherty-Hughes (West Dunbartonshire, SNP): We have made it clear that we would not rule out ever withdrawing from the ECHR in the future”.

On Tuesday afternoon,  the Attorney General, Victoria Prentis KC, told the Commons Justice Committee that “The Government’s position is that the Government is committed to remaining a member of the ECHR”. Continue reading