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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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Latest publications

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Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford relating to Part 4 (Unauthorised Encampments) of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, dated 13 January
HC 91
Government Response
Eleventh Report - Legislative Scrutiny: Nationality and Borders Bill (Part 5)—Modern slavery
Work Legislative Scrutiny: Nationality and Borders Bill (Legislative scrutiny)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 964 / HL 135
Letter from Gillian Keegan MP, Minister of State for Care and Mental Health, relating to care settings visiting restrictions, dated 20 December
Inquiry Protecting human rights in care settings
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 714

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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