The Home Affairs Select Committee conducted an inquiry into accommodation for asylum seekers and published their report in January 2017.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission launched a consultation into its measurement framework in January 2017. Written responses are welcomed with a closing date of 21 February 2017.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights launched an inquiry on the Government’s proposed derogation from the ECHR in December 2016. Written submissions are invited from interested groups and individuals. The deadline for submissions is Friday 31 March 2017.
The House of Commons Justice Committee published its report on courts and tribunals fees in June 2016; the Government then responded in November 2016. The Committee has arranged to take oral evidence from Sir Oliver Heald QC MP, Minister of State for Courts and Justice, in a one-off evidence session on Wednesday 14 December at 4.00pm, to discuss the Government Response.
The Women and Equalities Select Committee launched an inquiry into the Government’s plans for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goal 5 (#SDG5) in October 2016. Submissions should be submitted by Monday 5 December 2016. Earlier submissions will be welcomed.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights has launched an inquiry into the human rights implication of Brexit. The committee is focusing on three particular issues: privacy and family life; international trade; and other human rights protected by EU law. The deadline for submissions passed on 10 October 2016.
The Equality and Diversity Forum made a submission to Bright Blue’s call for evidence in August 2016. The response focuses on the Human Rights Act and proposals for a British Bill of Rights.
In July 2016, the Government published its consultation response including a request for further views on the provision of financial information to other parties (before 18 August 2016).
The Joint Committee for Human Rights released a call for evidence for Priority Bills in 2016-17 in June 2016.
The Joint Committee for Human Rights launched an enquiry into human rights and business in June 2016. The enquiry is accepting written submissions. The deadline was Friday 8 July 2016.