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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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Past events

Wednesday 21 February 2024
2:45pm Private
4:30pm Public
Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in the UK - Oral evidence 21 February 2024
4:30pm
  • Paul Rusesabagina
  • Lewis Mudge (Central Africa Director at Human Rights Watch)
Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 31 January 2024
2:45pm Private
4:00pm Public
Oral evidence session 31 January 2024
Human Rights at Work - Oral evidence
4:00pm
  • Dr Carole Murphy (Director of Bakhita Centre for Research on Slavery, Exploitation and Abuse at St. Mary’s University)
  • Elysia McCaffrey (CEO at Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority)
Accountability for Daesh crimes - Oral evidence
5:00pm
  • Jonathan Hall KC (Independent Reviewer at Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation)
Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 24 January 2024
2:45pm Private
3:00pm Public
Safety of Rwanda (Asylum & Immigration) Bill - Oral evidence 24 January 2024
3:00pm
  • The Lord Sandhurst KC (Member at House of Lords)
  • Lord Sumption (former at The Supreme Court)
4:30pm
  • Martin Howe KC (Barrister at 8 New Square Chambers)
Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 17 January 2024
2:45pm Private
3:00pm Public
Safety of Rwanda (Asylum & Immigration) Bill - Oral evidence 17 January 2024
3:00pm
  • Zoe Bantleman (Legal Director at Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA))
  • Tyrone Steele (Interim Legal Director at JUSTICE)
  • Enver Solomon (Chief Executive at Refugee Council)
  • Dr Mike Jones (Executive Director at Migration Watch UK)
4:00pm
  • Rashmin Sagoo (International Law Programme Lead at Chatham House)
  • Professor Sarah Singer (Refugee Law Initiative/School of Advanced Study at University of London)
  • Professor Tom Hickman (Professor of Public Law at Blackstone Chambers, and Professor of Public Law at UCL)
Room 16, Palace of Westminster

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  • Email: jchr@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 0207 219 2793 (general enquiries) | 020 7219 8430 (media enquiries)
  • Address: Joint Committee on Human Rights, Houses of Parliament. London. SW1A 0AA