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Crime, civil law, justice and rights

Crime, civil law, justice and rights news from UK Parliament.

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Evidence sessions on policing of covid-19 regulations and border operations
The Home Affairs Committee will hold two evidence sessions on Wednesday 13 January as part of its inquiry into Home Office preparations for covid-19.
12 January 2021
Lords debates Domestic Abuse Bill
Members discuss key purpose and principles
06 January 2021
How do we ensure the UK is resilient to extreme risks and emergencies?
Call for evidence published for risk assessment and risk planning inquiry
23 December 2020
Violence and abuse towards retail workers inquiry launched
The Home Affairs Committee announces a new inquiry to explore the police response to incidents of violence and abuse experienced by retail workers
18 December 2020
EU and UK flags
Lords persuades government to think again on devolved powers after Brexit
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill returns to the Commons for agreement
16 December 2020
Forced labour in UK value chains – Nusrat Ghani responds to BBC report on labour in China’s Xinjiang cotton fields
Committee member Nusrat Ghani MP comments on use of 'slave labour' in Xinjiang cotton fields in response to BBC investigation
15 December 2020
Committee take evidence on freedom of expression
Joint Committee on Human Rights looks at issues such as whether everyone has freedom of speech and who has it and who doesn’t?
08 December 2020
People on probation to tell their personal stories to MPs
Justice Select Committee to hear from people on probation as part of inquiry into the future of the Probation Service
07 December 2020
Committee endorse the appointment of Chair of the Independent Monitoring Authority
The Justice Committee publishes Appointment of the Chair of the Independent Monitoring Authority report
03 December 2020
Human rights implications of long lockdown inquiry launched
Joint Committee on Human Rights examines the impact of lockdown restrictions on human rights
30 November 2020
Secretary of State questioned on effects of Covid on prisons and courts
Justice Committee examines Coronavirus (COVID-19): The impact on prison, probation and court systems
30 November 2020
The Joint Committee on Human Rights and Women and Equalities Committee endorse appointment of Baroness Falkner as Chair of EHRC
Report published on the appointment of the Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission
27 November 2020
Lords debates Fire Safety Bill at third reading
Bill passes to Commons to consider Lords amendments
25 November 2020
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