February 2022

UK must now deliver NI Bill of Rights following majority Assembly support

14 February 2022

Following the publication of the report by the Ad-Hoc Committee on a Bill of Rights at the NI Assembly, the Human Rights Consortium, a coalition of over 165 community and voluntary organisations from Northern Ireland, has said that Westminster now urgently needs to legislate for this long outstanding commitment from the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement. The report […]

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BoR

Human Rights Act Reform – Implications for Northern Ireland

05 February 2022

The implications for Northern Ireland of UK government plans to reform the Human Rights Act were discussed at a recent Consortium briefing webinar.  On the 14th December 2021 the UK Government announced a public consultation on their plans to scrap the Human Rights Act and replace it with a Bill of Rights. The Human Rights Act has […]

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HRA Reform