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Human Rights Commissions questioned on enforcement of human rights across the UK

The Parliamentary Joint Committee Human Rights has held a session questioning the chairs of the UK's three National Human Rights Institutions – the Equality and Human Rights Commission, the Scottish Human Rights Commission and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission – about the impact that the Human Rights Act has had on the enforcement of human rights across the UK, barriers that continue to exist to enforcement, and whether any amendment to the Human Rights Act is needed.

In the course of the session, the Committee considered:

To view the session, click here. For more information about the Committee's inquiry concerning the Government's Independent Human Rights Act Review, click here.