The Equal Opportunities Committee changed its name to the Equalities and Human Rights Committee on 29 September 2016.
Remit: To consider and report on the following (and any additional matter added under Rule 6.1.5A)–
(a) matters relating to equal opportunities and upon the observance of equal opportunities within
the Parliament; and
(b) human rights, including Convention rights (within the meaning of section 1 of the Human Rights Act 1998) and other human rights contained in any international convention, treaty or other international instrument ratified by the United Kingdom.