Proposals that define Convention rights in ways other than the Court determines send the wrong message.
Critics say this would become a ‘leaker’s charter’. The truth is the other way around. For at the moment, data dumpers are relying on uncertainty.
We controlled Covid in our prisons, kept the courts running throughout lockdown, and were the first in the western world to resume jury trials.
The most important change of circumstances has been an acknowledgement by both the EU and the Irish Government that there are problems with the Protocol – and now we appear to have a deal which will most unionist concerns.