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Equality and Human Rights in modern Britain

"I know my rights", we're often tempted to say. But do we? There are 14 human rights in the Human Rights Act. When read out they seem perfectly sensible. Who could argue against a right to a family life? But somehow, when a case comes to court and the papers get hold of it... things can start looking very different.

In this riveting talk, Trevor Phillips, chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, talks with journalist Kamal Ahmed about the problems of perception and practice.

MP3 file, 92 hrs, 36.68 MB