Joint Committee on Human Rights press notices 2006-07

Date Inquiry Announcement
 
17 October 2007The human rights of adults with learning disabilities Notice of Forthcoming Public Evidence Session
3 October 2007The Use of Restraint in Secure Training Centres New evidence session announced into The Use of Restraint in Secure Training Centres
8 August 2007UNCAT: ALLEGATIONS OF TORTURE AND INHUMAN TREATMENT CARRIED OUT BY BRITISH TROOPS IN IRAQ Call for evidence
26 July 2007The Use of Restraint in Secure Training Centres Call for evidence on The Use of Restraint in Secure Training Centres
25 July 2007Counter-terrorism policy and human rightsPublication of Counter-terrorism policy and human rights report
19 July 2007The human rights of adults with learning disabilities Evidence session announced into the human rights of adults with learning disabilities
3 July 2007The Treatment of Asylum Seekers Announcement of the Publication of the Government Response to the Committee's Treatment of Asylum Seekers report
3 July 2007The human rights of adults with learning disabilities New evidence session announced into The human rights of adults with learning disabilities
25 June 2007Monitoring the Government€™s Response to Court Judgments Finding Breaches of Human Rights Publication of Monitoring the Government€™s Response to Court Judgments Finding Breaches of Human Rights report
25 June 2007Counter-Terrorism Policy and Human Rights: Allegations of Torture in Iraq Evidence session into Counter-Terrorism Policy and Human Rights: Allegations of Torture in Iraq announced
25 June 2007The human rights of adults with learning disabilities Evidence session on the human rights of adults with learning disabilities announced
7 June 2007The Human Rights of Adults with Learning Disabilities Extension for submission of evidence to The Human Rights of Adults with Learning Disabilities inquiry (easy-read version)
7 June 2007The Human Rights of Adults with Learning Difficulties Call for evidence for the Human Rights of Adults with Learning Difficulties inquiry
25 May 2007Control Orders Letter to Home Office regarding Control Orders
24 May 2007Legislative Scrutiny: Seventh Progress Report Publication of Legislative Scrutiny: Seventh Progress Report
25 May 2007Human Rights Policy Committee seeks clarification from Home Secretary
24 May 2007The human rights of older persons in healthcare Evidence session on The human rights of older persons in healthcare announced
23 May 2007Treatment of detainees in Iraq and UK compliance with the UN Torture Convention Comment on Treatment of detainees in Iraq and UK compliance with the UN Torture Convention
22 May 2007A British Bill of Rights Call for evidence for A British Bill of Rights inquiry
22 May 2007Human Rights Act 1998 (Meaning of Public Authority) Bill Human Rights Act 1998 (Meaning of Public Authority) Bill published
11 May 2007The Human Rights of Older Persons in Healthcare New evidence session announced into The Human Rights of Older Persons in Healthcare
19 April 2007The human rights of older persons in healthcare Forthcoming evidence session
30 March 2007Treatment of Asylum Seekers Committee's Report published today
29 March 2007The human rights of adults with learning disabilities Call for evidence: easy read version
29 March 2007The human rights of adults with learning disabilities Call for evidence
28 March 2007Counter-terrorism policy and human rights Forthcoming evidence session
28 March 2007Legislative Scrutiny: Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill Joint Committee's Report published today
28 March 2007Meaning of 'public authority' under the Human Rights Act Joint Committee's Report published today
26 March 2007Meaning of 'public authority' under the Human Rights Act/Treatment of asylum seekers Publication of 9th and 10th Reports
20 March 2007The human rights of older persons in healthcare Forthcoming evidence session
9 March 2007Counter-terrorism policy and human rights Forthcoming evidence session
2 March 2007Deaths in Custody Forthcoming publication
1 March 2007The human rights of older persons in healthcare Forthcoming evidence session
1 March 2007Counter-terrorism policy and human rights Publication of 7th Report: Draft Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 (Continuance in force of sections 1 to 9) Order 2007
27 February 2007Legislative Scrutiny: Sexual Orientation Regulations Forthcoming publication
21 February 2007Declarations of Incompatibility Letters to Ministers
8 February 2007Legislative Scrutiny Publication of Third Progress Report
7 February 2007Treatment of Asylum Seekers Evidence session announced
4 February 2007Mental Health Bill JOINT HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE VOICES CONCERNS
1 February 2007Legislative Scrutiny Publication of 3rd and 4th Reports
31 January 2007Treatment of Asylum Seekers Evidence session announced
25 January 2007Legislative Scrutiny: First Progress Report Publication of Report
18 January 2007The Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism Publication of Report
16 January 2007Treatment of Asylum Seekers Evidence session announced
20 December 2006The human rights of older persons in healthcare Call for evidence
13 December 2006Treatment of Asylum Seekers Evidence session announced
28 November 2006Treatment of Asylum Seekers Evidence session announced
23 November 2006Meaning of 'public authority' under the Human Rights Act Call for evidence
23 November 2006Relaxing the ban on the admissibility of intercept evidence Call for evidence
23 November 2006Scrutiny of Bills New scrutiny system