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Crime, civil law, justice and rights

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

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Rule of law themes from the scrutiny of COVID-19 Regulations
The Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments has today published its First Special Report of 2021-22
23 July 2021
Joint Committee on the Draft Online Safety Bill established
Joint Committee on the draft Online Safety Bill appointed on 22 July 2021
23 July 2021
Joint Committee on Human Rights calls for written submissions on the draft Bereavement Benefits (Remedial) Order 2021
Committee calls for written submissions on the draft Bereavement Benefits (Remedial) Order 2021
22 July 2021
Call for evidence launched on new technologies in law enforcement
Justice and Home Affairs Committee launch call for evidence on new technologies for law enforcement
22 July 2021
Communications and Digital Committee publishes report on freedom of expression online
Communications and Digital Committee report on freedom of expression online published.
22 July 2021
Committee Chair responds to Government's Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy
The Chair of the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee has responded to the Government's flagship Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy, which was published today.
21 July 2021
Response to Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre report published
The Justice Committee publishes the Government’s response to its report into Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre
19 July 2021
Former prisoners and prison charities questioned on women in prison
The Justice Committee examines the experiences of women who have been through the prison system
19 July 2021
Cabling and wires
Lords continues detailed check of Telecommunications (Security) Bill
Members discuss long-term strategy on telecommunications security and resilience and more as line by line examination continues. Catch up
16 July 2021
Lord Chancellor questioned on Human Rights Act reforms 
Joint Committee on Human Rights examines implications of the Ministry of Justice’s legislative and policy agenda
13 July 2021
House of Lords chamber
Lords debates women's health
Menstruation, endometriosis, birth control and pregnancy, the menopause and COVID-19 in the spotlight for Lords debate. Catch up
09 July 2021
Ministers questioned on Covid progress
Women and Equalities Committee hold one-off follow up session on its range of Covid reports
06 July 2021
Justice Committee examines impact of women in prison strategy
The Justice Committee takes evidence from Centre for Justice Innovation, Changing Lives and the Centre for Women’s Justice
05 July 2021
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