Cameron aims to scrap Human Rights Act, moves forward on referendum

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New Justice Secretary Michael Gove, seen here exiting Downing Street, will be in charge of the scrapping of the Human Rights Act

The scrapping of the human rights act will ‘restore sovereignty to Westminster’


Following his surprise victory last week, David Cameron is to move forward to capitalise on his win by introducing key elements in the Tory manifesto for an EU referendum and aims to scrap the Human Rights Act that will be overseen by Michael Gove, the successor of Michael Grayling.

The prime minister, who holds a modest majority, will move to solidify the Tory position by pressing ahead with radical changes to overcome what is seen as a Labour bias. Downing Street is also looking to scrap pl...


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