Enforcing Human Rights: provision of legal aid and assistance

02 May 2018

The Joint Committee on Human Rights continues its inquiry by examining the impact of legal aid reforms across the UK on access to justice; and the question of whether hostile attitudes to human rights in the media can impede their enforcement.

Aims of the session:

  • To assess the effectiveness of the Human Rights Commissions
  • To look at the ways in which rights can be protected without recourse to court
  • To discuss the provision of legal aid and assistance


Wednesday 2 May 2018, Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 3.15pm:

  • David Isaac CBE, Chair, Equality and Human Rights Commission
  • David Russell, Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
  • Judith Robertson, Chair, Scottish Human Rights Commission

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