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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.

 

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Reports and government responses

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Twelfth Report: Appointment of the Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission
Work Pre-appointment hearing for Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (Pre-appointment hearing)
Committees Women and Equalities Committee, and Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 1022 / HL 180
Report
Large print: Eleventh Report: Black people, racism and human rights
Inquiry Black people, racism and human rights
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 559
Report
Eleventh Report: Black people, racism and human rights
Inquiry Black people, racism and human rights
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 559 / HL 165
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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18 November 2020
Work Ministerial Scrutiny: Human Rights (Non-inquiry session)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
11 November 2020
Work Pre-appointment hearing for Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (Pre-appointment hearing)
Witnesses Baroness Kishwer Falkner
Committees Women and Equalities Committee, and Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
12 October 2020
Work Judicial Review and enforcing human rights (Non-inquiry session)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
Witnesses The College of Policing and the National Police Chiefs’ Council
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
Written Evidence
Witnesses Dr Samantha Newbery (Reader in International Security at University of Salford)
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 2467 (General enquries) / 07565 202054 (Media enquiries)
  • Address: Joint Committee on Human Rights, Houses of Parliament. London. SW1A 0AA