The Prisoners’ Advice Service invites you to our fifth annual panel discussion:
“Does the European Convention on Human Rights provide adequate human rights protection to UK prisoners?”
The ECHR has proved an important tool in protecting prisoners’ human rights. However, the UK government has persistently refused to follow its rulings concerning prisoners, particularly in respect of prisoners’ voting rights and the whole life tariff. In this context, how can we ensure prisoners’ human rights are adequately protected?
Matthew Evans, Director, AIRE (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe) Centre (Chair of the Panel)
Nicola Padfield, Master, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, (Reader in Criminal and Penal Justice, University of Cambridge)
Pete Weatherby QC, Garden Court North Chambers, Manchester
Dirk van Zyl Smit, Professor of Comparative and International Penal Law, School of Law, University of Nottingham
When: Tuesday 19 May, 7pm-9pm. Drinks will be served during the evening.
Tickets will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis, with a maximum of two per person. If you book and subsequently cannot attend, please notify us so we can re-allocate your place.
Thank you: We are most grateful to the Grosvenor Estate for their kind support of this event.