Letter to the Prime Minister

St Martins joined voices with 144 other organisations to send a strong message to the Prime Minister about the importance of universal human rights. The letter, which was signed by all 145 organisations was published in the Sunday Telegraph. You can read a copy and more background information here.

On Wednesday 13 December at 6pm there was a debate in Parliament on ‘Human rights priorities in the light of Brexit’. Organisations that promote human rights are concerned that the proposed British Bill of Rights that is likely to result from Brexit, will be significantly watered down, and present fewer protections to vulnerable people whose rights are currently upheld in EU law under the Human Rights Act 1998.