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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 must clarify legal case for lethal drone strikes outside armed conflict
Joint Committee on Human Rights publishes report on use of drones for targeted killing
10 May 2016
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EHRC Chair: report of Pre Appointment Hearing
Joint Committee on Human Rights publish report on the appointment of David Isaac to the EHRC
9 May 2016
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Counter Extremism Bill and the Prevent Duty in education examined
Joint Committee on Human Rights examines the Government's Counter Extremism Strategy
29 April 2016
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Investigatory Powers Bill scrutinised for human rights compliance
Joint Committee on Human Rights examines Investigatory Powers Bill
27 April 2016
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Prevent strategy and the Counter Extremism Bill examined
Joint Committee of Human Rights considers the Government's Counter Extremism Strategy
16 March 2016
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Equality and Human Rights Commission Chair pre-appointment scrutiny
Joint Committee on Human Rights and Women and Equalities Committee hold session with the preferred candidate for Chair of the EHRC
15 March 2016
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Prevent and the Government's Counter Extremism Strategy
Joint Committee of Human Rights considers the Government's Counter Extremism Strategy
9 March 2016
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Amanda Solloway appointed Rapporteur on Mental Health and Human Rights
JCHR announces appointment and remit of Rapporteur
25 February 2016
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Trade Union Bill should be given early post legislative scrutiny
Joint Committee on Human Rights publishes legislative scrutiny report on Trade Union Bill
5 February 2016
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Scrutiny of Government's counter extremism strategy
Joint Committee on Human Rights launches inquiry into the Government's counter extremism strategy
4 February 2016
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Bill of Rights: ensure Scotland's voice is fully heard
Joint Committee on Human Rights Chair writes to Michael Gove MP on Bill of Rights
20 January 2016
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Joint Committee on Human Rights visits Holyrood
Joint Committee of Human Rights visits Edinburgh to hear the views of stakeholders in Scotland
12 January 2016
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Defence Secretary questioned on use of drones for targeted killing
Joint Committee on Human Rights questions Defence Secretary on UK's policy for use of drones for targeted killing
16 December 2015
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Joint Committee on Human Rights Legislative scrutiny priorities 2015-16
Joint Committee on Human Rights calls for evidence on bills under scrutiny
9 November 2015
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Bill of Rights: five questions for Michael Gove
Joint Committee on Human Rights chair writes to Michael Gove on Bill of Rights
6 November 2015
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Committee requests clarification of drone policy and invites witnesses
Joint Committee on Human Rights has written to Foreign Secretary and Secretary of State for Defence
5 November 2015
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Committee and Chair appointed
Joint Committee on Human Rights announces committee membership
2 November 2015
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UK policy on use of drones for targeted killing inquiry
Joint Committee on Human Rights examines decision-making process and legal framework of drone use
29 October 2015
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Re-appointment of the Committee
Joint Committee on Human Rights membership nomination details
21 July 2015
Total results 299 (page 15 of 15)