Schona Jolly tells The Times why pressure must be put on the government to reveal new bill of rights.


In an interview with The Times today, barrister and Head of Cloisters’ Civil Liberties and Human Rights Group, Schona Jolly joined other leading legal figures to call upon David Cameron for clarity on plans to scrap the Human Rights Act and replace it with a new bill of rights.

The prime minister has so far given little indication as to what the new bill will contain.

“Pressure should be put on the government now to publish the draft so that a well-informed factual debate can begin in earnest. The guessing game needs to be ended immediately” urged Schona.

To read the full article go to The Times