The UK’s Top Ten Rights - dummies

The UK’s Top Ten Rights

Part of UK Law and Your Rights For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Here is a list of ten of the most important rights that citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland benefit from having:

  • The right not to be tortured, treated inhumanely, condemned to death, or executed

  • The right to free elections

  • The right to a fair trial

  • The right not to be discriminated against

  • The right to National Health Service treatment

  • The right to an education

  • The right to marry or register a civil partnership and build a family

  • The right to be paid at least the minimum wage

  • The right not to be sacked unfairly

  • The right to at least 20 days paid holidays each year