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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.

 

For information about the work of committees before 2020 please go to inquiries before 2020 and publications before 2020. For information on former committees before 2020, please visit former committees.

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Letter to Cressida Dick, Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service, regarding guindance on parks and public spaces, dated 6 April 2020
Inquiry The Government’s response to COVID-19: human rights implications
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 265
Correspondence
Letter to the Leader of the House regarding the Coronavirus Bill
Inquiry The Government’s response to COVID-19: human rights implications
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 265
Correspondence
Letter from the Chair to Rt Hon Robert Buckland MP, Secretary of State for Justice, regarding the Overseas Operations Bill, dated 26 March 2020
Correspondence

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  • Email: jchr@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 2797 (General enquries) / 07565 202054 (Media enquiries)
  • Address: Joint Committee on Human Rights, Houses of Parliament. London. SW1A 0AA