‘I’m a Celebrity, but don’t get my private information out of here!’

“The Human Rights Act 1998. A perennial bugbear for the tabloid press, it is frequently depicted as the evil embodiment of the health and safety and ‘snowflake’ culture. It is also the prime symbol of unwanted interference by the EU in this country’s affairs. Why such hostility? Principally because it is this Act which incorporates the European Convention on Human Rights into our legislation, including at its heart the Art 8 right to respect for one’s private and family life …” (part 1; part 2)

[Jeremy Clarke-Williams and Nilly Tabatabai, Inforrm’s Blog, 13 and 17 December]

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