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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.

 

These pages only show information for this committee from the start of 2020 onwards. Earlier information can be found on the previous version of the UK Parliament website.

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Reports and government responses

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Twelfth Report: Appointment of the Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission
Work Pre-appointment hearing for Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (Pre-appointment hearing)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 1022 / HL 180
Report
Large print: Eleventh Report: Black people, racism and human rights
Inquiry Black people, racism and human rights
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 559
Report
Eleventh Report: Black people, racism and human rights
Inquiry Black people, racism and human rights
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Government Response
Fourth Special Report - Black people, racism and human rights: Government Response to the Committee’s Eleventh Report of Session 2019–21
HC 559 / HL 165
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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3 February 2021
Inquiry The Government’s Independent Human Rights Act Review
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
OralEvidence
27 January 2021
Inquiry The Government’s Independent Human Rights Act Review
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
OralEvidence
27 January 2021
Inquiry The Government’s Independent Human Rights Act Review
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
OralEvidence
The Government’s Independent Human Rights Act Review
Witnesses Mr Thomas Brophy (Finance, education and tech Management at LMS Capital plc;Rayne Foundation; Place2be)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
WrittenEvidence
The Government’s Independent Human Rights Act Review
Witnesses Mr John Lowrie (Human Rights and Development Advocate (semi-retired) at Nomad RSI (until 2017))
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
WrittenEvidence
The Government’s Independent Human Rights Act Review
Witnesses Taylor Vinters LLP
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
WrittenEvidence

Contact us

The Committee is unable to look into individual cases

  • Email: jchr@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 2467 (General enquries) / 07565 202054 (Media enquiries)
  • Address: Joint Committee on Human Rights, Houses of Parliament. London. SW1A 0AA