Category Archives: prison

The Human Rights Act – yes or no?

Last week’s argument about the Human Rights Act (HRA) between the UK’s Justice Minister and Home Secretary seems to have been an incredibly petty affair. With Chris Huhne, another senior politician, involved too, accusations and apologies were flying about! When … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – is it a day for celebration or reflection?

Is 8 March a day for a wider social celebration? For those of you who are regular readers of this blog, you will know that I often find myself taking the side of women against the discrimination they face in … Continue reading

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Prisoners’ Votes – a question of rights!

In November I wrote in this Blog about prisoners getting the vote (or not) and was surprised by the amount of communication I received as a result of my view; some comments were quite vitriolic. It appears, as I suspected, … Continue reading

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The right to vote – an equality issue!

Is the vote a right or a responsibility. Either way it is an equality issue. If a person is found guilt of a crime, should they have their right to vote removed? They are being prejudiced against – this is … Continue reading

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