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'Judicial creep' of the European courts

Disagreements in this country over votes for prisoners and higher insurance premiums for women drivers have raised questions over the remit of both the European Court of Justice to impact EU law, and the European Court of Human Rights to protect civil and political rights.

Europe correspondent Chris Morris reports from Strasbourg.

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