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Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales

The Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee has agreed to undertake an inquiry into human rights in Wales. This follows on from the Fourth Assembly Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee’s short inquiry into the Future of equality and human rights in Wales, and is also informed by the Committee’s consultation on priorities which ran over summer 2016.


Terms of reference:

To consider:

  • The impact of the UK’s withdrawal from European Union on human rights protection in Wales,
  • The impact of the UK Government’s proposal to repeals the Human Rights Act 1998 and replace it with a UK Bill of Rights, and
  • Public perceptions about human rights in Wales, in particular how understandable and relevant they are to Welsh people.


Evidence Gathering

  • The Committee consulted on this topic. The responses have been published.

Business type: Other

Status: For consideration

First published: 14/12/2016

Decision due: Meeting Date by Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee





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