Joint Committee on Human Rights

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The Joint Committee on Human Rights is a select committee of both the House of Commons and House of Lords in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The remit of the committee is to consider human rights issues in the United Kingdom.


As of December 2017, the current members of the committee are as follows:

Member Party
Harriet Harman MP (Chair) Labour
Fiona Bruce MP Conservative
Karen Buck MP Labour
Alex Burghart MP Conservative
Joanna Cherry MP Scottish National Party
Baroness Hamwee Liberal Democrat
Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon Labour
Jeremy Lefroy MP Conservative
Baroness O'Cathain Conservative
Baroness Prosser Labour
Lord Trimble Conservative
Lord Woolf Crossbench

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External links[edit]

  • "Joint Committee on Human Rights". UK Parliament.