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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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Thirteenth Report - Human Rights Act Reform
Inquiry Human Rights Act Reform
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 1033 / HL 191
Report
Third Report - Human Rights and the Government’s Response to Covid-19: Digital Contact Tracing
HC 343 / HL Paper 59
Report
Response to this report
Ninth Special Report - Human Rights and the Government’s Response to Covid-19: Digital Contact Tracing: Government Response to the Committee’s Third Report of Session 2019–21
HC 1198
Special Report
Ninth Special Report - Human Rights and the Government’s Response to Covid-19: Digital Contact Tracing: Government Response to the Committee’s Third Report of Session 2019–21
HC 1198
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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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
11 May 2022
Inquiry Human Rights Act Reform
Witnesses Professor Aileen McHarg (Professor of Public Law and Human Rights at Durham Law School, Durham University), Charles Whitmore (Research Associate at Wales Governance Centre and Wales Council for Voluntary Action), and Brian Gormally (Director at Committee on the Administration of Justice)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
11 May 2022
Inquiry Human Rights Act Reform
Witnesses Equality and Human Rights Commission, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, and Scottish Human Rights Commission
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
ACU0142 - The right to family life: adoption of children of unmarried women 1949-1976
Witnesses Nadhim Zahawi (Secretary of State at Department of Education)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
HCS0050 - Protecting human rights in care settings
Witnesses Equality and Human Rights Commission
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
HCS0057 - Protecting human rights in care settings
Witnesses The Policy Institute at King’s King’s College London, and Nightingale Hammerson care home residents .
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