Episode 2: UK sleepwalks towards weaker human rights protections
Is the UK sleepwalking towards weaker human rights protections?
While the economic and political consequences of the UK’s exit from the EU have been, and continue to be, fiercely debated; there has been little discussion about the impact Brexit will have on human rights protections in Britain.
Dr Katie Boyle is a constitutional lawyer specialising in human rights and a senior lecturer at the University of Roehampton. Katie says the UK is sleepwalking towards a new constitutional order where basic human rights are a lot less secure.