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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.

 

Committee news

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Government should take steps to end unfair discrimination in British Nationality law
Joint Committee on Human Rights publishes report on the Government's proposed Remedial Order to amend the British Nationality Act of 1981
31 May 2018
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Secretary of State questioned on importance of enforcing human rights
Secretary of State questioned on importance of enforcing human rights
22 May 2018
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Government sets out plans for guidance on free speech in universities
Joint Committee on Human Rights Chair leads Westminster Hall debate on free speech in univiersites
17 May 2018
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Enforcing Human Rights examined
Joint Committee on Human Rights questions campaigners and academics
9 May 2018
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Human Rights of Windrush generation breached by unlawful detention?
Joint Committee on Human Rights hears from the children of the Windrush generation
9 May 2018
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Enforcing Human Rights: provision of legal aid and assistance
Joint Committee on Human Rights examines attitudes to enforcement of Human Rights
2 May 2018
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Sajid Javid has agreed to appear and respond to questions on immigration detention system
Chair of Joint Committee on Human Rights invites new Home Secretary to give evidence
30 April 2018
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Use of restraint and isolation on detained children examined
The Joint Committee launches inquiry examining concerns raised about the treatment of children in detention
30 April 2018
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Government responds to report on Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering
Minister of State for Europe and the Americas responds to Committee report
27 April 2018
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Detention of the Windrush children: Further information requested
Joint Committee on Human Rights Chair writes to Amber Rudd regarding detention of Windrush children
26 April 2018
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Attitudes to enforcement: evidence from senior retired judges
Joint Committee on Human Rights examines attitudes to enforcement of Human Rights
17 April 2018
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Law Commission questioned on replacing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
Joint Committee on Human Rights continues its examination into Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
27 March 2018
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Serious barriers limit free speech in universities
Joint Committee on Human Rights publishes report on freedom of speech in universities
27 March 2018
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Reform of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards examined
Joint Committee on Human Rights questions experts on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
20 March 2018
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Share your expertise: British Nationality Act 1981 (Remedial) Order 2018
Joint Committee on Human Rights launches inquiry into the British Nationality Act 1981 (Remedial) Order 2018
16 March 2018
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Attitudes to enforcement of Human Rights examined
Joint Committee on Human Rights continues its inquiry on attitudes to enforcement of Human Rights
12 March 2018
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Involvement of families in public investigations of deaths examined
Joint Committee on Human Rights hears from families on public investigation of deaths
7 March 2018
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Government proposals on surrogacy law changes: Committee responds
Joint Committee on Human Rights publishes report on Remedial Order
2 March 2018
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Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill report published
Joint Committee on Human Rights publishes its Report on the Sanctions and Anti Money Laundering Bill
1 March 2018
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Reform of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard: Submit your views
Joint Committee on Human Rights calls for evidence on the right to freedom and safety
9 February 2018
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