<<Tory MP Philip Hollobone said the public was "absolutely fed up to the back teeth with human rights legislation and the way it's being used to promote the rights of bad people over the rights of good people".>>
This is one of those laws that seems a good idea at the time, then it gets applied to every little thing, some of the people who have been put on it should never have been on it in the first place.
But if you are going to have a law such as this then surely it should have a method were you can get off the register by showing that the offence was purely a "one" off and you have shown that you are no longer a threat.
If rehabilitation is to have any credibility at all then offenders must see some prospect at the end of it, whether burglars or paedophiles.
My beef is the lawmakers being appalled, publicly at least, at the laws they have made.
In answer to fourm member's question, that transgression (for throwing a firework when I was fifteen years old)) stayed on my record for forty years, and was perhaps one reason why I didn't get promoted for twenty five of those years.
So,the "sovreignty" of Parlaiment is called into question and they all get hot under the collar.Is this really about HRL,or is it about a bunch of sychophants of power suddenley realising that for 40(?)yrs they have divested of themselves (and the people) the rights and priviliges their (our)ancestors fought and died for. AS for the title,below...