Former SHRC Chair highlights human rights impacts of Brexit

In an interview for TFN, Alan Miller, former Chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission, says there are a number of human rights and financial points to consider around the impact of Brexit in Scotland.

He said: “One is that there is a real risk of regression as powers are brought back from the EU to Westminster and then not devolved to Scotland.

“Secondly, the UK will become freer to withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights and the protections we have from the European Court of Human Rights.

“But the impact on the economy is linked to human rights as well.”

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