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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.

1 current inquiry

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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Response from Rt Hon Jacob Ress-Mogg, Leader of the House of Commons, regarding draft Bill on the contact tracing app, dated 28 May 2020
Inquiry The Government’s response to COVID-19: human rights implications
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 265
Correspondence
Letter (and table) to Rt Hon Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, regarding digital contact tracing protections, dated 29 May 2020
Inquiry The Government’s response to COVID-19: human rights implications
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 265
Correspondence
Letter from NHS England and NHS Improvement regarding follow up information mentioned during the meeting on Monday 18 May, dated 27 May 2020
HC 265
Correspondence

Contact us

The Committee is unable to look into individual cases

  • 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