In a statement coordinated by Human Rights Consortium Scotland, 125 Civil Society organisations called for the Rights Removal Bill to be stopped.

British Institute of Human Rights have co-signed the letter alongside experts from devolved nations who are concerned about the impact the Rights Removal Bill will have in removing human rights protections across the UK. The statement says:

The UK Government's proposals for reform are out of step with political and public opinion in Scotland. There is overwhelming support across Scotland to go forwards and not backwards on human rights, for a strong human rights legal framework and not one that is watered down.

Click here to read the full letter.