July 2017

Consortium Concerns over EU Withdrawal Bill

17 July 2017

  The Human Rights Consortium has raised concerns about the EU (Withdrawal) Bill (formerly the Great Repeal Bill) published last week.¬† The Bill proposes giving ministers powers to change laws without adequate parliamentary oversight, it removes an important human rights framework from UK law and it threatens to claw back powers from the NI Assembly. […]

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Human Rights unite Northern Ireland

10 July 2017

Polling published by the Human Rights Consortium shows massive public support for human rights in Northern Ireland. The polling commissioned by the Consortium shows that public opinion in Northern Ireland is not only clearly in favour of human rights¬†but that the public also see human rights as a tool to protect the vulnerable and make […]

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