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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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Second Report - Legislative Scrutiny: Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, Part 3 (Public Order)
Work Legislative Scrutiny: Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (Legislative scrutiny)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 331 / HL 23
Report
Response to this report
Fifth Special Report - Legislative Scrutiny: Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, Part 3 (Public Order): Government Response to the Committee’s Second Report
HC 724
Government Response
Sixth Report: Legislative Scrutiny: Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (Parts 7 and 8): Sentencing and Remand of Children and Young People
Work Legislative Scrutiny: Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: Youth Justice (Non-inquiry session)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 451 / HL 73
Report
Response to this report
Sixth Special report - Legislative Scrutiny: Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, Part 4 (Unauthorised Encampments): Government Response to the Committee’s Fourth Report
HC 765
Special Report
Sixth Special report - Legislative Scrutiny: Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, Part 4 (Unauthorised Encampments): Government Response to the Committee’s Fourth Report
Work Legislative Scrutiny: Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (Legislative scrutiny)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 765
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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20 October 2021
Work Legislative Scrutiny: Nationality and Borders Bill (Legislative scrutiny)
Witnesses United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
20 October 2021
Work Legislative Scrutiny: Nationality and Borders Bill (Legislative scrutiny)
Witnesses Daniel Ghezelbash (Associate Professor at Macquarie University), Sonali Naik QC (Barrister at Garden Court Chambers), and Médecins Sans Frontières
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
8 September 2021
Work Legislative Scrutiny: Nationality and Borders Bill (Legislative scrutiny)
Witnesses Raza Husain QC (Barrister at Matrix Chambers), Enver Solomon (Chief Executive at Refugee Council), and Madeleine Sumption (Director at Migration Observatory)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
FOE0022 - Freedom of Expression
Witnesses Prof. Raphael Cohen-Almagor (Chair in Politics at University of Hull)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
FOE0052 - Freedom of Expression
Witnesses Woman's Place UK
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
FOE0060 - Freedom of Expression
Witnesses St Anselm's Pro-life Group
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