Foreign Affairs Committee

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Human Rights Work inquiry

Inquiry status: open - accepting written submissions

Accepting written submissions. The deadline for submissions is 11 June 2018.

Scope of the inquiry

The FCO published its Human Rights and Democracy Annual Report 2016 in July 2017.

The Committee’s scrutiny of this report will begin with this short evidence session on the FCO’s human rights work in the UN, including its work in the Human Rights Council and other forums.

Further evidence sessions will take place in the coming months.

Latest evidence

  • 19 Jun 2018 - The FCO’s human rights work - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF299 KB) HC 874 | Published 21 Jun 2018

    Evidence given by Ben Emmerson QC, former Special Rapporteur on Counterterrorism and Human Rights, Professor Rosa Freedman, Professor of Law, Conflict and Global Development, University of Reading, Professor Javaid Rehman, Professor of Law, University of BrunelSir Roger Gale MP, Angela Smith MP, Murray Hunt, Director, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law

Next meeting(s)

There are currently no public meetings scheduled.


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