Application of EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in UK

03 December 2013

Committee announce future evidence sessions on Application of EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in UK.

The European Scrutiny Committee will be taking oral evidence in the New Year from the Secretary of State for Justice and EU legal experts on the legal applicability of the rights, freedoms and principles of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in the UK, in the light of the case law of the Court of Justice of the EU and of UK courts, and of Protocol (No. 30) to the EU Treaties.

Two evidence sessions are planned for January. Further detail will be available in the New Year.

For more information, please see the Inquiry webpage.

Call for Evidence

Interested groups or individuals are encouraged to submit written evidence to the inquiry. Written evidence should be received by the 5th January.

Please see the Guidance document (PDF PDF 1.25 MB) for further information on submitting written evidence

How to format submissions
Each submission should use:

  • Numbered paragraphs; and
  • MS Word format with as little use of colour/logos as possible. 

Inquiry-related questions
Please contact Paul Hardy, Counsel for European Legislation, House of Commons, on 020 7219 5561, or by email to

Media enquiries
Members of the press with enquiries should contact Alex Paterson, Select Committee Media Officer, on 020 7219 1589, or by email to

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