Foreign Affairs Committee: Inquiry

Human Rights Annual Report 2008

The Foreign Affairs Committee announced on 2 April 2009 that it would carry out an inquiry into human rights.

Terms of Reference

The scope of the Committee's inquiry was set out in a press notice.

Evidence to the Inquiry

The Oral and Written Evidence submitted to the inquiry is contained in the Report.


The Committee's Report on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Human Rights Annual Report 2008 was published on 9 August 2009 as the Seventh Report of Session 2008-09, HC 557. See Report and accompanying press release for further details.

Government Response

The Government's Response ( Cm 7723) to the Committee's Seventh Report was published in October 2009.