On 24 April 2012, the House of Commons debated the Equality and Human Rights Commission, including the impact of cuts to the organisation’s annual budget.
Leading human rights NGOs submitted a joint statement to the Brighton Conference on 13 April 2012.
The Secretary of State for Justice announced plans to reform the European Court of Human Rights at the Brighton Conference in April 2012.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published its Strategic plan for 2012-2015 on 27 March 2012.
On 5 March 2012, the Ministry of Justice submitted the UK’s Universal Periodic Review report.
On 5 March 2012, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published its review on the state of human rights in England and Wales.
On 1 March 2012, the Independent newspaper published a letter by Thomas Hammarberg, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights.
A briefing on ‘Human rights and the Commission on a Bill of Rights’ was published in October 2011 to inform the work of equality and human rights NGOs
On 26 January 2012, the Attorney General gave a lecture to London Common Law and Commercial Bar on the European Court of Human Rights and its relationship with the UK and the UK courts.
The Human Rights Watch World Report, published in January 2012, found worrying trends on human rights in the European Union region.