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scrapping the human rights act

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dramatictessa Sat 27-Aug-16 19:34:06

This seems just a tad more important than train gate.

Cherrytree59 Sat 27-Aug-16 19:45:58

We are going to have a
Briitsh Bill of Rights
As will no longer part of the EU

dramatictessa Sat 27-Aug-16 20:09:51

Still more important than traingate though and should have been reported more widely. Hope this government is prepared to protect the rights of all and not just the rich and powerful-oh, there goes another flying pig!

obieone Sat 27-Aug-16 20:21:27

1 thing does not 1 other thing more or less important.

obieone Sat 27-Aug-16 20:21:45


thatbags Sat 27-Aug-16 20:28:22

The importances of such disparate happenings are not the same. The happenings themselves are so disparate as to not be comparable. So don't compare them.

Besides which, the government's plans on the EU Human Rights Act has been in the news for ages. I don't think it is justified to complain that it has not been reported and discussed in the media. It has. And it will be again.

whitewave Sat 27-Aug-16 22:00:22

The Humans Rights has nothing to do with the EU. Brexit has no effect.

MaizieD Sat 27-Aug-16 22:41:11

Very true, whitewave, it is nothing to do with the EU but it has that nasty word 'European' attached to it...sad

trisher Sun 28-Aug-16 09:36:11

Maybe one shouldn't compare them thatbags but perhaps one should take a closer look at why stuff about Jeremy Corbyn is heavily featured in the news whilst legislation about human rights lies quietly forgotten in a corner. When is a good time to release unacceptable policies and actions? When something else is hogging the limelight!

obieone Sun 28-Aug-16 09:49:25

JC is choosing to make the news himself!

rosesarered Sun 28-Aug-16 09:54:48

I think you can have too much paranoia/ conspiracy theories about some things that happen.Especially if they don't suit your own personal political viewpoint.

rosesarered Sun 28-Aug-16 09:55:51

Populist stories are always going to be more widely read and talked about than serious stuff.

durhamjen Tue 30-Aug-16 23:43:28

I put this on the new cabinet thread on 23rd August.

You're right, dramatictessa, it gets ignored.
Human rights aren't important to most people. It doesn't affect them now.

durhamjen Tue 30-Aug-16 23:46:51

More about it. About who is affected by it, and who will be affected in the future if it disappears.