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Is it time to scrap the Human Rights Act?

The Conservative Party has pledged to abolish the Human Rights Act and replace it with a new British Bill of Rights.

Supporters of the existing act claim it provides an essential check on the power of the UK Government. Opponents argue that it is wrong for Europe to overrule decisions made here.

Barrister and human rights blogger Adam Wagner and Conservative MP Peter Bone joined Victoria to discuss the plan.

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21 minutes