Tom Hickman

Tom Hickman is professor of public law at UCL and a practising QC, based at Blackstone Chambers.

A UK Bill of Rights?

Tom Hickman, 24 March 2022

The United Kingdom​ might soon have its first bill of rights since the English Bill of Rights of 1688. On 14 December last year, the government published the much anticipated Independent Human Rights Act Review (IHRAR), which sets out the conclusions of a ten-month inquiry by an independent panel of experts into the operation of the Human Rights Act 1998. At the same time, the Ministry of...

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