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Will the Tories become radicalised over the ECHR?

27 April 2023

5:18 AM

27 April 2023

5:18 AM

I’m writing this shortly after hosting Professor Tim Bale and David Gauke at the Social Market Foundation for a talk about Tim’s excellent book about the radicalisation of the Conservative party in recent years.

That discussion raised a very good question: is leaving the European Convention on Human Rights the next Brexit?

The immediate origins of this question lie in the small boats issue. 

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