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Bill Of Rights

Volume 19: debated on Monday 1 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what consideration he is giving to the introduction of a Bill of Rights.

The Government have given some preliminary consideration to the question of a Bill of Rights, but they believe that such an important proposal for constitutional change should proceed as far as possible by agreement between the political parties. We shall seek an opportunity to pursue this further when time permits.