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By Kate Moss

Considering the question of how levels of protection let nation strength to be increased to the purpose at which it infringes crucial civil liberties, this booklet explores the creeping strength of the administrative and the unfeasibility of common use of the Human Rights Act as a bulwark opposed to the oppressive use of kingdom energy.

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16 Security and Liberty Attorney General6 sought to gain an injunction to prevent the BBC from reporting a story that revealed why the cash for honours inquiry had allegedly widened into one about the perversion of justice. Writing under the headline ‘Police set to gag media as honours enquiry end’ The Times (March 5 2007) reported that: this was not the first time lawyers were consulted over a possible injunction. Scotland Yard was prepared to seek an injunction if the media discovered that Tony Blair had been interviewed by detectives for a second time between January 26, when the interview took place and February 1, the day after Lord Levy, the Prime Minister’s chief fund raiser, was re-arrested.

So apart from this one brief time in history there has never been one document of greater importance than any other. Characteristics of the UK Constitution The UK Constitution is often referred to as flexible in the sense that it does not have difficult procedures for changing laws. Most can be 26 Security and Liberty altered using the same procedures that were used for passing them in the first place. It is also flexible in the sense that as each parliament succeeds its predecessor, it is an accepted fact that each new parliament can repeal or pass any legislation it sees fit and therefore no earlier parliament can bind its successor.

The inherent way in which the machinery of government operates serves to reinforce the flexibility that characterises the British government. Arguably it is this flexibility which in part has made it possible for the current government to enact so many different pieces of legislation relatively freely and without recourse to special procedures. The UK Parliament is evolutionary in nature and the very process of this evolution has produced a system which whilst characterised by debate – which is a positive feature – is also characterised by it lack of recourse to legal rules and procedures much of the time.

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