Chris Grayling: He looks guiltiest of the lot [Image: PA].


Oh, so they have a right to privacy under the Human Rights Act that the Conservative Party wants to scrap, do they?

Will they lose that right when the Tories go through with their plans to end your human rights and replace them with a list of things you won’t be allowed to do? Not likely.

This will quietly stay on the statute book.

Oh, and what about naming MPs if they are found guilty of crimes?

Will that happen – or will their convictions be quietly swept under the carpet?

Tory corruption.

The Palace of Westminster is slowing turning into an open sewer.

Parliament voted to keep MPs arrests a secret tonight, under new rules pushed through by Tory minister Chris Grayling.

In a chilling move, debated for less than an hour, the House of Commons decided the public have no right to know if their MP is arrested

Just one MP voted against the new rules.

Until now, the names of members placed under arrest was a matter of public record and was announced to the House by Speaker John Bercow.

But after last night’s vote, there will be no public record of an MP being arrested unless the MP outs him or herself.

The motion was tabled by Tory Leader of the House Chris Grayling, arguing the naming of MPs under arrest breached their “right to privacy” under the Human Rights Act.

While he was Justice Secretary, Mr Grayling led Government plans to scrap the Human Rights Act.

Source: Parliament votes to keep MPs’ arrests secret from the public – and just one member voted against – Mirror Online

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