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Act of Settlement

Robert talks with Jonathan Freedland, policy editor for the Guardian, about the newspaper's challenge to the 1701 law banning non-Protestants from succession to the British throne. The paper has teamed up with human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson, to challenge the law on the grounds that it conflicts with the Human Rights Act, which became British law two months ago.

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