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Human Rights (Joint Committee)

Joint Select Committee

The Joint Committee on Human Rights consists of twelve members, appointed from both the House of Commons and the House of Lords, to examine matters relating to human rights within the United Kingdom, as well as scrutinising every Government Bill for its compatibility with human rights.


These pages only show information for this committee from the start of 2020 onwards. Earlier information can be found on the previous version of the UK Parliament website.

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12 current inquiries

Inquiries allow committees to consider oral and written evidence on a particular topic. They usually result in the publication of a report.

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Latest publications

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Eighth Report - Draft Bereavement Benefits (Remedial) Order 2022: Second Report
Inquiry Proposal for a draft Bereavement Benefits (Remedial) Order 2021
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HC 834 / HL 108
Correspondence from the Home Secretary relating to channel crossings and conditions at Manston asylum facility, dated 28 November
Seventh Report - Draft State Immunity Act 1978 (Remedial) Order 2022: Second Report
HC 895 / HL 103

Contact us

The Committee is unable to look into individual cases

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  • Phone: 020 7219 4710 (General enquiries) / 020 7219 8430 (Media enquiries)
  • Address: Joint Committee on Human Rights, Houses of Parliament. London. SW1A 0AA