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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.

 

For information about the work of committees before 2020 please go to inquiries before 2020 and publications before 2020. For information on former committees before 2020, please visit former committees.

Reports and government responses

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4th Report - Draft Fatal Accidents Act 1976 (Remedial) Order 2020: Second Report
Inquiry Draft Fatal Accidents Act 1976 (Remedial) Order 2020: Second Report
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 256 / HL Paper 62
Report
3rd Report - Human Rights and the Government’s Response to Covid-19: Digital Contact Tracing
HC 343 / HL Paper 59
Report
2nd Report - Draft Human Rights Act 1998 (Remedial) Order: Judicial Immunity: Second Report
HC 148 / HL 41
Report

Oral evidence submissions

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18 May 2020
Inquiry The Government’s response to COVID-19: human rights implications
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
18 May 2020
Inquiry The Government’s response to COVID-19: human rights implications
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
4 May 2020
Inquiry The Government’s response to COVID-19: human rights implications
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence

Written evidence submissions

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Witnesses Lord Alton of Liverpool David Alton
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
Witnesses Neurodivergent Labour
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
Witnesses Information Law & Policy, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London
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 2797 (General enquries) / 07565 202054 (Media enquiries)
  • Address: Joint Committee on Human Rights, Houses of Parliament. London. SW1A 0AA