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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.


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Latest publications

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Correspondence to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee relating to the Strikes (Minimum Service & Levels) Bill 2022-2023, dated 2 February
Work Legislative Scrutiny: Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill 2022-2023 (Legislative scrutiny)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Correspondence to the Children's Commissioner relating to asylum-seeking children, dated 2 February 2023
Work Children's Commissioner (Non-inquiry session)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Letter to the Trades Union Congress relating to the Strikes (Minimum Service and Levels) Bill, dated 26 January

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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