In June 2011, the Government published its response to the proposals for the reform of legal aid in England and Wales.
In June 2011, the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee held two public evidence sessions with members of the UK Bill of Rights Commission to examine their views and approach.
On 9 June 2011, the Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP gave a lecture to the LSE Law Department on ‘A Fair Trial for the Human Rights Act’
On 19 May 2011, the House of Lords debated the European Convention on Human Rights.
In May 2011, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published ‘Human rights at home: Guidance for social housing providers’.
In March 2011, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights published the ‘2010 Report on the Application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights’ – the first report on how the Charter is being applied in Member States.
In March 2011, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights launched its report ‘Access to justice in Europe: an overview of challenges and opportunities’.
In May 2011, Jonathan Cooper of Doughty Street Chambers gave a presentation to the Equality and Diversity Forum on the EU Charter on Fundamental Rights.
In Spring 2010, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published ‘Developing a Bill of Rights for the UK’.
A Commission to investigate the case for a UK Bill of Rights was launched by the Deputy Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Justice in March 2011.