Proposals for a Bill of Rights to be published this autumn

Proposals for a Bill of Rights to be published this autumn

Posted by on Sep 17, 2015 in News

Dominic Raab, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice has advised the House of Commons that the Ministry of Justice intends to propose a Bill of Rights this autumn in order to seek greater authority for the Supreme Court.

Dominic Raab added that not only are they looking for the Supreme Court to not be subordinated, they are also searching for “[…] a greater respect for the legislative role of hon. Members in this place”

In order to read the exchanges in the House of Commons, visit the Hansard website (column 205).

For a brief on the implication of a British Bill of Rights, please visit the House of Commons Library research website.

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