UK jury age limit to be raised to 75

UK jury age limit to be raised to 75 Organisations representing older people welcome chance for them to share their wisdom and life experience.
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May challenges judges on criminals’ use of human rights laws

Home secretary says legislation could be passed if judges ignore Commons motion declaring that right to family life is not absoluteThe government could pass legislation to curb the use of human rights laws by individuals seeking to avoid deportation if judges fail to take heed of a parliamentary motion designed to do so, according to […]
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Theresa May seeks to curb use of human rights laws in deportation cases

Home secretary expected to ask MPs to back declaration that right to family life is not absoluteThe government is on a collision course with judges over the rights of foreign prisoners and other immigrants, it has been reported. The home secretary, Theresa May, is seeking backing from parliament to curb the use of human rights […]
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Green grilled over Heathrow delays

• Damian Green’s evidence on Heathrow – summary• Lunchtime summary• Afternoon summary3.15pm: Here’s an afternoon summary.• Lord Justice Leveson has suggested that he will drop plans to take evidence from Jeremy Hunt if MPs insist on interrogating him about his contacts with News Corporation. His statement will be seen as a rebuke to Harriet Harman […]
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Green grilled over Heathrow delays – live

• Damian Green’s evidence on Heathrow – summary• Lunchtime summary• Afternoon summary3.15pm: Here’s an afternoon summary.• Lord Justice Leveson has suggested that he will drop plans to take evidence from Jeremy Hunt if MPs insist on interrogating him about his contacts with News Corporation. His statement will be seen as a rebuke to Harriet Harman […]
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Police buckled under Tory pressure, hearing told

Former anti-terror chief says uproar stymied Damian Green leak case and claims John Yates resisted phone records scrutinyRobert Quick, formerly Britain’s top counter-terrorism officer, has alleged that his senior Scotland Yard colleagues buckled under Conservative party pressure and withdrew their support for the investigation of a Tory frontbench spokesman who had received leaks which endangered […]
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