Human rights

Whorlton Hall: Care Quality Commission leadership to be questioned

The Care Quality Commission’s Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Inspector (Mental Health) will meet with the Committee in early June

‘It’s time to act’ over ‘appalling abuse’ of vulnerable adults

JCHR Chair writes to Health Secretary regarding abuse towards vulnerable adults at a hospital in County Durham

Government questioned on policies relating to torture

Ministry of Defence document is accused of breaching law.

Lords debates equal opportunities for young people

Members consider quality of life

Send your views: Fatal Accidents Act 1976 (Remedial) Order 2019


Joint Committee on Human Rights would like your views on the proposal to extend bereavement damages to co-habiting couples

More human rights

Title Date
Lords debates Census (Return Particulars and Removal of Penalties) Bill 14.05.2019
Threats to MPs: is the law around free speech and protest working? 13.05.2019
Lords debates issues facing disabled people 10.05.2019
Urgent question on the status of refugees in Sri Lanka 09.05.2019
Programme of work needed to tackle sexual harassment in public places 08.05.2019
Detailed plan needed to prevent further rise in pregnancy and maternity discrimination 01.05.2019