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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Human Rights Ombudsperson

Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Human Rights Ombudsperson

Wednesday 29 June 2022

Start times: 2.45pm (private) 3.00pm (public)

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JCHR examines case for establishing human rights ombudsperson

In this opening session, the Committee will examine how a human rights ombudsperson could fit within the existing ombuds structure and how it could improve the protection of rights in the UK. It will look at what powers they could have and also the potential advantages and disadvantages of establishing such a position.

Meeting details

At 3.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Human Rights Ombudsperson
Chief Strategy and Policy Officer at Equality and Human Rights Commission
Executive Chair at Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
Assistant Ombudsman at Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman
At 3.45pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Human Rights Ombudsperson
Senior Lecturer at The University of Sheffield
Professor of Public Law at The University of Manchester


Room 16, Palace of Westminster

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