British Academy publishes human rights briefings on devolution in Wales and the UK’s international obligations

4 Nov 2016

The British Academy has today, Friday 4 November 2016, published two briefings by human rights experts which explore human rights issues in relation to the UK’s international obligations and Welsh devolution.


Human Rights from the Perspective of Devolution in Wales by Professor Thomas Glyn Watkin and Human Rights Reform and the UK’s International Human Rights Obligations by Dr Tobias Lock follow on from two previous briefings on the Bill of Rights in Scotland and Northern Ireland (published in August 2016) and the British Academy’s policy report ‘Human Rights and the UK constitution’, published in September 2012.


The two new briefings are available to download here:


Read Dr Tobias Lock's blogpost UK Human Rights Reform and International Law.


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