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An end to human rights?

Martin Waller
Will Raab end human rights?

Late last year the UK agreed that, despite Brexit, it was still a participant to the ECHR. Now the government would like to go back on that pledge, replacing it with an ill-defined British Bill of Rights.

Labour’s policy programme: what have we learnt?

Cameron Holloway
Labour Conference Policies

Perhaps predictably, media reporting of this year’s Labour Party Conference has tended to focus on internal wranglings. It was perhaps only on Wednesday, with the leader’s speech, that the spotlight swung to Keir Starmer himself, his rivalry with Boris Johnson, and the often repeated question of what Starmer ‘stands for’. But the conference was also a chance to learn more about what Labour would do in government.