Justice Secretary confirms Bill of Rights delay

Liz Truss, the UK Justice Secretary, has confirmed that Tory plans to possibly repeal the Human Rights Act and introduce a British Bill of Rights have been delayed.

Speaking in an interview to Politics Home, Liz Truss MP, explained:

“Given that we are leaving the European Union and we will have the Great Repeal Bill going through parliament, clearly that is going to signify a major constitutional change. So the British Bill of Rights, whilst it remains a commitment, is not something we can do at the same time as we are putting through that Great Repeal Bill. That is going to affect the constitution… it’s important we only do one constitutional reform at a time.”

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