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The European Court of Human Rights is still relevant to the UK, despite the country leaving the EU. / Certain Conservative MPs ... have called for the UK to leave the human rights convention, which would make Britain one of the few European nations, alongside Russia and Belarus, outside of ECHR.
Post-Brexit cooperation between the UK and the EU on law enforcement and criminal justice is sub-optimal, according to the House of Lords Justice and Home Affairs Committee.
The Greater London Authority has been banned from raising the Council of Europe flag, despite the UK still being a member.
There is a split within the Cabinet over the UK’s continued membership of the European Convention on Human Rights.
While the government has clarified that the UK will remain a party to the ECHR, as Mark Elliott observes, the Bill aims at ‘substantially decoupling’ the UK from it.
Critical report by Council of Europe calls for more support for Cornish, Irish and Ulster Scots.
'Hello United Kingdom, it’s the ‘Friendly Five’ here, and can we ask you to cast your mind back to where this all began for us?'
Rumblings from No 10 and the cabinet want you to believe that the ECHR is being ‘abused’ by European judges. The reality couldn’t be more different.
Presiding officer Ken Macintosh said the flag will come down at 11pm on January 31, when the UK leaves the EU.
On 11 August 1950, the Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe adopts a motion tabled by WinstonChurchill which calls for the immediate establishment of a European army so as to form a bulwark against Communism.