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Volume 77: debated on Thursday 18 April 1985

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asked the Prime Minister if she will seek to enact in statutory form in all British territories, including the United Kingdom, provisions similar to those included in chapter 1 of the "Constitution of the Falkland Islands, Protection of Fundamental Rights and Freedom of the Individual"; and whether she will make a statement.

The constitutions of several of our dependent territories already contain a chapter providing for the protection of individual human rights. The Government have no plans to make provision with similar effect in respect of the United Kingdom.