Bill of Rights

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Lord Lloyd of Hampstead
"A bill of rights is a document in the nature of a constitutional code of human rights which are enumerated comprehensively, though in a form which will be of necessity somewhat broad and generalised."
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Lord Hailsham
"Elective dictatorship" thesis - sovereignty of Parliament has increasingly become the sovereignty of the Commons.
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The Joint Committee On Human Rights
"The real motivation behind the proposal was to dilute the protections for human rights already contained in the Human Rights Act."
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Norton
"Parliamentary sovereignty would disappear as the cornerstone of the Constitution."
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Lord Lloyd Hampstead (2)
"The Law cannot be a substitute for politics."
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"Elective dictatorship" thesis - sovereignty of Parliament has increasingly become the sovereignty of the Commons.

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Lord Hailsham

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"The real motivation behind the proposal was to dilute the protections for human rights already contained in the Human Rights Act."

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"Parliamentary sovereignty would disappear as the cornerstone of the Constitution."

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"The Law cannot be a substitute for politics."

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