Abstracts: August 13th, 2001

By David Feldman.No single institution can offer adequate protection for people’s human rights. All public bodies must incorporate human rights into their procedures if proper protection is to be established. Bodies such as central government and Parliament may appear to be in confrontation with each other, but they can actually complement each other’s respect for human rights. This article examines the arrangements made by Whitehall departments and Parliament to implement the Human Rights Act 1998, and suggests that both Whitehall and Westminster have significantly improved their capacities to secure respect for human rights.

Public Money and Management 2001 Vol 21. Pages 19 – 24

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