The Joint Committee on Human Rights examines the Government's Counter Extremism Strategy, as a part of the Committee's legislative scrutiny of the Counter Extremism Bill for its human rights compliance.
Wednesday 4 May 2016, Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster
- Professor Louise Richardson, Vice Chancellor, University of Oxford
- Dr Jessie Blackbourn, University of Kingston,
- Karon McCarthy, PREVENT officer and Assistant Principal at Chobham Academy,
- Christine Abbott, University Secretary and Director of Operations, Birmingham City University
Purpose of session
The Committee will focus on examining human rights issues arising in the context of the Government’s counter-extremism strategy. The particular focus of this session is the operation of the Prevent Duty in the educational sphere.
Useful briefings include: