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The Government's response to covid-19: human rights implications of long lockdown

Inquiry

This inquiry will examine the impact of lockdown restrictions on human rights and whether those measures only interfere with human rights to the extent that is necessary and proportionate. In particular, we are interested in the impact of long lockdown on certain communities.

Read the call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Fourteenth Report: The Government response to covid-19: fixed penalty notices
Inquiry The Government's response to covid-19: human rights implications of long lockdown
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 1364 / HL 272
Report
Response to this report
Response from the National Police Chiefs' Council
Correspondence
Response to this report
The Government response to covid-19: fixed penalty notices: Government Response to the Committee’s Fourteenth Report of Session 2019–21
HC 545
Special Report
Fifteenth Report - Care homes: Visiting restrictions during the covid-19 pandemic
Inquiry The Government's response to covid-19: human rights implications of long lockdown
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Report
Response to this report
Care homes: Visiting restrictions during the covid-19 pandemic: Government Response to the Committee’s Fifteenth Report of Session 2019–21
HC 553
Special Report
The Government response to covid-19: fixed penalty notices: Government Response to the Committee’s Fourteenth Report of Session 2019–21
Inquiry The Government's response to covid-19: human rights implications of long lockdown
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
HC 545
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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21 April 2021
Inquiry The Government's response to covid-19: human rights implications of long lockdown
Witnesses Peter Wyman CBE, DL (Chair at Care Quality Commission), and Kate Terroni (Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at Care Quality Commission)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
21 April 2021
Inquiry The Government's response to covid-19: human rights implications of long lockdown
Witnesses Helen Whately MP, Minister of State (Minister for Care), Department of Health and Social Care (Minister of State at Department of Health and Social Care), and Dr Éamonn O'Moore (Senior Responsible Office PHE COVID-19 Response in Adult Social Care at Public Health England)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
14 April 2021
Inquiry The Government's response to covid-19: human rights implications of long lockdown
Witnesses Jenny Morrison (Representative at Rights for Residents), Professor Martin Green (Chief Executive at Care England), and Zac Taylor (Director, Quality and Practice at Mencap)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
CIL1681 - The Government's response to covid-19: human rights implications of long lockdown
Witnesses Rights for Residents
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
CIL1514 - The Government's response to covid-19: human rights implications of long lockdown
Witnesses Professor David Mead (Professor of UK Human Rights Law at University of East Anglia, UEA)
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