HL Deb 16 April 1996 vol 571 c62WA
Lord Lester of Herne Hill

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they intend to introduce legislative measures to give effect to the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in Goodwin v. United Kingdom; and, if not, why not.

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Mackay of Clashfern)

The Government's present view is that amending legislation is unnecessary to give effect to this judgment.