Bright Blue Director Ryan Shorthouse writes to The Times

Bright Blue Director Ryan Shorthouse argues in a letter to The Times that the UK must not withdraw from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). 

Here's an excerpt:

The European Court of Human Rights has strengthened human rights in more oppressive countries than Britain, such as the rights of illegitimate children, the right of fair trial, and the rights of gay and lesbian people. Conservatives should not be in the business of dismantling institutions that our forefathers built to protect us. Rather, Conservatives should be patient, piecemeal reformers of the ECHR — and of the EU.

Read the full letter