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The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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Human rights

Human rights news from UK Parliament.

Total results 217 (page 8 of 15)
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Update on recent ceasefire in Yemen
Foreign Secretary gives statement to Commons
19 December 2018
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Four short debates in the Lords
Discussions cover Ukraine, gas safety, terminally ill workers and religious education
18 December 2018
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Human Rights in International Agreements inquiry launched
Joint Committee on Human Rights launches inquiry scrutinising how human rights laws will work internationally after Brexit
13 December 2018
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Human rights in learning disability inpatient units examined
Joint Committee on Human Rights hears from people with learning disabilities who have been detained
10 December 2018
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Learning disabilities and autism: stronger human rights protection in ATUs?
Joint Committee on Human Rights hold evidence session on the treatment of people with learning disabilities and autism in Assessment and Treatment Units
05 December 2018
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Minister for immigration questioned on immigration detention
Joint Committee on Human Rights examines immigration detention
05 December 2018
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Lords debates global numbers of displaced children
Actions of UK government and international organisations on agenda
23 November 2018
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Lords debates UN Sustainable Development Goals
Domestic policy integration ahead of Voluntary National Review under spotlight
23 November 2018
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Yemen child hunger crisis raised in urgent question
Labour Shadow Minister pressed government for response to humanitarian crisis
21 November 2018
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Lord Blunkett questioned on reforms to immigration detention system
Joint Committee on Human Rights examines the immigration detention system
14 November 2018
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20 years of the Human Rights Act: JCHR marks anniversary
Joint Committee on Human Rights publishes memorandum
09 November 2018
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Enforcing the Equality Act: the law and the role of the EHRC examined
Women and Equalities Committee begins its scrutiny of the Equality Act 2010
31 October 2018
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Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill: Lords third reading
Bill provides for increased oversight and police surveillance
31 October 2018
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Immigration detention: should there be independent oversight?
Joint Committee on Human Rights meets with academics, advocacy groups, HM inspectorate of prisons and Independent Monitoring Boards
30 October 2018
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Lords private members' bills
Peers discuss healthcare data, Duchy of Cornwall and mobile phones in prisons
29 October 2018
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