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International Concerns About UK Law

EDM number 345 in 2013-14, proposed by John Hemming on 02/07/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Administration of justice, Courts and Human rights.

That this House notes that 59 people representing the embassies of over 30 different countries attended a meeting in the House to discuss concerns about the perceived failure of courts in England and Wales properly to follow Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights; further notes that previously a number of governments have formally complained to the UK about the failures of the English and Welsh jurisdiction; recognises that international concern about the operation of care proceedings in the UK is growing; and calls for the Government and judiciary to respond to this concern.

This motion has been signed by a total of 1 MPs.

John Hemming02/07/2013Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratProposed

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