The UK Government referred to the Universal Declaration and to the European Convention on Human Rights when drafting the Human Rights Bill which became law in 1998. In common with similar laws in other countries, the Human Rights Act secures rights for all people. In the UK, this was reinforced by the Equalities Act of 2010. This safeguarded equalities and outlawed discrimination based on a list of ‘protected characteristics’
Every service user has the right to exercise the rights of a citizen and human.