Foreign Affairs Committee

Human Rights: Annual review of the work of the FCO inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Due to the general election on 8 June 2017 the Committee has now closed this inquiry. Following the dissolution of Parliament on 3 May 2017, all Select Committees cease to exist until after the general election. If an inquiry on this subject is held in the future, the Committee may refer to the evidence already gathered as part of this inquiry.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee has established a rolling inquiry to monitor the human rights policy of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office throughout this Parliament. As part of that inquiry, the Committee will examine the FCO’s Human Rights and Democracy Annual Reports and will monitor the FCO’s policy on the individuals, causes and countries identified in paragraph 28 of its report on The FCO’s administration and funding of its human rights work overseas, published on 5 April 2016.


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