What rights? Whose responsibilities?
Author: Petley, Julian
Source: Soundings, Number 43, December 2009 , pp. 77-88(12)
Publisher: Lawrence and Wishart
Abstract:This article examines calls by both New Labour and the Tories for a Bill of Rights and Responsibilities. It argues that both parties misunderstand the relationship between rights and responsibilities, and endorses the call by the Joint Committee on Human Rights for a Bill of Rights and Freedoms to supplement the Human Rights Act 1998, which would include justiciable social and economic rights.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2009
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