Why no public appointment hearings for UK’s new European Court of Human Rights judge? – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted May 23rd, 2012 in courts, human rights, judges, news by sally

“The Guardian reported yesterday that ‘MPs aiming to claw back powers from Europe have secretly interviewed candidates to become Britain’s next judge at the European court of human rights’. Oliver Heald MP said that a group of MPs from the three main political parties met the 3 candidates, Raquel Agnello QC, Paul Mahoney and Ben Emmerson QC. The aim is ‘to improve democratic accountability’.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 23rd May 2012

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