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Theresa May bows to EU pressure to keep UK in human rights convention after Brexit, in move set to enrage Tory right

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Theresa May bows to EU pressure to keep UK in human rights convention after Brexit, in move set to enrage Tory right
Theresa May has bowed to EU pressure to keep the UK in the European Convention on Human Rights, in another move that will inflame the Tory right. The Brexit white paper pledges that the government is “committed” to staying in the agreement – after Brussels said pulling out would jeopardise a future security deal. The prime minister has previously backed leaving the ECHR, although she acknowledged there was no Commons majority for doing so at present.
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