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Shamima Begum shouldn’t have lost her British citizenship

25 February 2024

1:41 AM

25 February 2024

1:41 AM

Parliamentary sovereignty is the bedrock of the constitution, and the courts ought to accept it, even when bad laws are passed. It is not the job of the courts to make the law, but to adjudicate on it. Thus the Appeal Court ruling against Shamima Begum is right, even if the decision of Sajid Javid, as Home Secretary, is wrong and ought never to have been made.

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