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Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in the UK

Inquiry

The Joint Committee on Human Rights is looking into the rights of asylum seekers in the UK, with a view to identifying human rights concerns.

Find out more about the inquiry and read the terms of reference here.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Thursday 15 December 2022.

Upcoming events

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Past events

Wednesday 21 February 2024
2:45pm Private
4:30pm Public
Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in the UK - Oral evidence 21 February 2024
4:30pm
  • Paul Rusesabagina
  • Lewis Mudge (Central Africa Director at Human Rights Watch)
Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 13 December 2023
2:45pm Private
3:00pm Public
Oral evidence session 13 December 2023
Accountability for Daesh crimes; Human Rights at Work - Oral evidence
3:00pm
  • Rt Hon Alex Chalk KC MP (Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State at Ministry of Justice)
Accountability for Daesh crimes; Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in the UK - Oral evidence
3:00pm
  • Rt Hon Alex Chalk KC MP (Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State at Ministry of Justice)
Human Rights at Work; Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in the UK - Oral evidence
3:00pm
  • Rt Hon Alex Chalk KC MP (Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State at Ministry of Justice)
Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 8 November 2023
2:45pm Private
3:00pm Public
Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in the UK - Oral evidence 8 November 2023
3:00pm
  • Antonia Benfield (Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers)
  • Kama Petruczenko (Senior Policy Analyst. Children and Young People at The Refugee Council)
4:00pm
  • Deputy Chief Constable Catherine Hankinson (Missing Persons Lead at National Police Chiefs’ Council)
  • Colin Pettigrew (Chair of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) at Migrant Families Taskforce)
Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 19 April 2023
2:45pm Private
Private meeting 19 April 2023
Room 16, Palace of Westminster

Contact us

The Committee is unable to look into individual cases

  • Email: jchr@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 0207 219 2793 (general enquiries) | 020 7219 8430 (media enquiries)
  • Address: Joint Committee on Human Rights, Houses of Parliament. London. SW1A 0AA