Monday 7 December 2020 / 9:01 AM David Lammy

David Lammy responds to the announcement of the independent review into the Human Rights Act

David Lammy MP, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, responding to the announcement of the independent review into the Human Rights Act, said:

“It is bonkers that the Government is prioritising launching an attack on human rights in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

“Unlike the Conservatives, Labour is proud of this country’s leading role in developing human rights following the second world war.

“There is no need for a review into the rights and freedoms that underpin our democracy and all of us enjoy.”