One must examine political context. Human Rights Act passed in 1998. kicked in 2000
white paper issued by Labour Government elucidating why they introduced the HRA
”Our aim is a straightforward one – it is to make more readily accessible the rights which British citizens already enjoy under the convention. In other words to bring those rights home. ”
the HRA domesticated the convention.
E Convention on HR drawn up after second world war. British lawyers were instrumental in drafting it.