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Crime, civil law, justice and rights

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

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Committee Corridor: Heart-breaking trauma of adoption practices between 1949-76 laid bare in latest episode
Episode three looks at the trauma from the adoption of children of unmarried mothers
16 February 2023
Committee Corridor: Modern slavery in the UK
Welcome to a brand new season of Committee Corridor. Last season we looked at the cost-of-living crisis, and how it affects everyone living in Britain. This season we turn our attention to what select committees are doing to ensure that human rights of everyone in the UK are protected.
02 February 2023
House of Lords celebrates LGBT+ History Month
During LGBT+ History Month, discover the role House of Lords members play to remove barriers and raise awareness for LGBT+ rights
01 February 2023
New series, new host: Committee Corridor podcast returns on February 2
The third series will be hosted by the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Joanna Cherry MP
30 January 2023
Lords Committee calls for action on SLAPPs
The Communications and Digital Committee writes to the Ministry of Justice, HM Treasury and DCMS.
26 January 2023
Committee urges Government not to proceed with the Bill of Rights Bill 
Joint Committee on Human Rights publishes Bill of of Rights Bill report
25 January 2023
A busy House of Lords chamber looking towards the throne
2022 in the House of Lords
Catch up on a packed year in the Lords with 5,244 changes to 100 bills, plus questions and debates in over 3,350 hours of business.
19 December 2022
Lords debates UK asylum and refugee policy
Members discuss principles behind current policy and response to forced migration. Catch up
08 December 2022
New Lords committee reports
House of Lords special investigative committees publish reports on fraud, the Children and Families Act 2014 and adult social care. Find out more
08 December 2022
Public opinion and understanding of sentencing examined
Public opinion and understanding of sentencing examined
28 November 2022
Joint Committee on the draft Mental Health Bill questions mental health and prisons ministers
Joint Committee on the draft Mental Health Bill examines the views of Ministers and NHS England leaders
24 November 2022
Human rights protections for child asylum seekers examined
Joint Committee on Human Rights examines the rules and policies relating to child asylum seekers
21 November 2022
Secretary of State questioned on work of the Ministry of Justice
The Justice Committee examines priorities and the key challenges facing the justice system
18 November 2022
Cables attached to an internet router
Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill completes parliamentary scrutiny
Members agree to Commons changes as bill set to become new law . Catch up
17 November 2022
Law Society and Criminal Law Solicitors Association questioned on future of legal aid
Committee to examine the future of legal aid for criminal defence solicitors
14 November 2022
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