Letter: Wrong target
Hence it provides the legal profession with economic opportunities. But as it hands political issues over to unelected judges to decide, it is undemocratic.
Many believe human rights are a "left-wing" cause; on the contrary, the ECHR fits comfortably with a "neo-liberal" free-market agenda. The Left should give priority to economic and social rights being demolished by stealth under the "big society" slogan.
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