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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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Ninth Report - Legislative Scrutiny: Bill of Rights Bill
Work Legislative Scrutiny: Bill of Rights Bill (Legislative scrutiny)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 611 / HL Paper 132
Report
Eighth Report - Draft Bereavement Benefits (Remedial) Order 2022: Second Report
Inquiry Proposal for a draft Bereavement Benefits (Remedial) Order 2021
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 834 / HL 108
Report
Response to this report
Correspondence from the Minister for Work and Pensions (Lords) Relating to the Draft Bereavement Benefits (Remedial Order) 2022: Second Report
Correspondence
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
Response to this report
Third Special Report - Protecting Human Rights in Care Settings: Government Response to the Committee’s Fourth Report
HC 955
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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25 January 2023
Inquiry Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in the UK
Witnesses UNHCR, and Elizabeth Ruddick (Senior Legal Protection Associate at UNHCR)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
25 January 2023
Inquiry Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in the UK
Witnesses Mark Symes (Barrister at Garden Court Chambers), and Migration Observatory
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
18 January 2023
Work Children's Commissioner (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Office of the Children's Commissioner, and Office of the Children's Commissioner
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
BOR0080 - Legislative Scrutiny: Bill of Rights Bill
Witnesses Equality and Human Rights Commission
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
BOR0079 - Legislative Scrutiny: Bill of Rights Bill
Witnesses John Creswell-Plant
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
BBO0003 - Draft Bereavement Benefits (Remedial) Order 2022
Witnesses Child Poverty Action 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