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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.

Reports, special reports and government responses

No reports or special reports published.

Oral evidence transcripts

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15 March 2023
Inquiry Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in the UK
Witnesses Professor Dame Sara Thornton (Professor of Practice in Modern Slavery Policy and Former Anti-Slavery Commissioner at University of Nottingham)
Oral Evidence
15 March 2023
Inquiry Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in the UK
Witnesses Kate Elsayed-Ali (Policy Manager at Anti-Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit (ATLEU)), Robyn Phillips (Director of Operations at Human Trafficking Foundation), and The Salvation Army
Oral Evidence
25 January 2023
Inquiry Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in the UK
Witnesses UNHCR, and Elizabeth Ruddick (Senior Legal Protection Associate at UNHCR)
Oral Evidence
UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) (ASU0119)
Christian Action Research and Education (CARE) (ASU0085)
Rights Lab University of Nottingham (ASU0086)

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