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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, special reports and government responses

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First Report - Legislative Scrutiny: Public Order Bill
HC 351 / HL 16
Report
Response to this report
Second Special Report - Legislative Scrutiny: Public Order Bill: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report
HC 649
Special Report
Second Special Report - Legislative Scrutiny: Public Order Bill: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report
HC 649
Special Report
Fourth Report - Protecting human rights in care settings
Inquiry Protecting human rights in care settings
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 216 / HL 51
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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7 September 2022
Work Legislative Scrutiny: Bill of Rights Bill (Legislative scrutiny)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
7 September 2022
Work Legislative Scrutiny: Bill of Rights Bill (Legislative scrutiny)
Witnesses Sir Peter Gross QC (Chair at Independent Human Rights Act Review Panel)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
18 May 2022
Inquiry Protecting human rights in care settings
Witnesses Gillian Keegan (Minister of State for Care at Department of Health and Social Care), Michelle Dyson (Director General for Adult Social Care at Department of Health and Social Care), and Lyn Romeo (Chief Social Worker for Adults at Department of Health and Social Care)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
BOR0002 - Legislative Scrutiny: Bill of Rights Bill
Witnesses Jenny Kaye
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
BOR0003 - Legislative Scrutiny: Bill of Rights Bill
Witnesses Angela Waller (Retired tutor and local government officer, now an upaid carer to a family member with severe ME at Previously at Cambridge City Council and MPW Cambridge)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
BOR0006 - Legislative Scrutiny: Bill of Rights Bill
Witnesses Dr Alan Greene (Reader in Constitutional Law and Human Rights at Birmingham Law School)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence

Contact us

The Committee is unable to look into individual cases

  • Email: jchr@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 4710 (General enquiries) / 020 7219 8430 (Media enquiries)
  • Address: Joint Committee on Human Rights, Houses of Parliament. London. SW1A 0AA