The Equality and Diversity Forum response to the Commission on a Bill of Rights consultation: ‘Do we need a UK Bill of Rights?’ was first published in October 2011.
In July 2014, the Government published reports on the balance of competences between the European Union and the United Kingdom.
The Scottish Government consultation on the Scottish Independence Bill and draft interim constitution closed on 20 October 2014.
In June 2014, the Ministry of Justice provided an update on a number of human rights reports to the United Nations.
In June 2014, the EHRC launched an inquiry into the non-natural deaths of adults with mental health conditions who die while being detained by the state.
On 5 February 2014, the Ministry of Justice published the Government response to the consultation ‘Judicial review: proposals for further reform’.
EDF members and other NGOs responded to the Council of Europe consultation on reform of the system of the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights.
The Council of Europe is currently seeking people’s views on the longer-term future of the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights. Our partner, the British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR), has produced a briefing to explain the consultation, provide background information on the Convention and Court, how to respond, why your voice …
On 13 December 2013, the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) published the report of its inquiry into the implications for access to justice of certain of the Government’s proposals to reform legal aid.
On Human Rights Day 2013, The Welsh Government announced its plans for a public consultation on proposals for a Declaration of the Rights of Older People.