Commission on a Bill of Rights

 

Consideration by the Justice Committee

Background

The Commission on a Bill of Rights was set up in March 2011 by the UK Government. As part of its terms of reference, the Commission was required to consult with devolved administrations.

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Evidence

Oral evidence

At its meeting on 6 December 2011 the Committee took evidence from:

Professor Chris Himsworth, Professor Emeritus of Administrative Law, University of Edinburgh;
Patrick Layden QC TD;
Lord McCluskey;
Professor Alan Miller, Chair, Scottish Human Rights Commission;
Shabnum Mustapha, Programme Director, Scotland, Amnesty International;
Euan Page, Parliamentary and Government Affairs Manager, and Lynn Welsh, Head of Legal, Equality and Human Rights Commission;
Carole Ewart, Human Rights Consortium Scotland.

Written evidence

Written evidence was received from:

Correspondence

 
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