Remit & Responsibilities

The remit of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee is 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.

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