March 2022

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14 March 2022

  The Human Rights Consortium is currently seeking to fill two posts within its staff team. Research Officer – Maternity Cover Administrative Officer – PT Details of both of these posts and how to apply are available below. Deadline for applicants: 8th April  Research Officer ( FT Maternity Cover) £29,174 (plus 8% salary employer’s pension […]

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Hands off our Human Rights Act

13 March 2022

The Human Rights Consortium has submitted its response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on replacing the Human Rights Act. The submission (available to download below) is heavily critical of proposals by the UK Government to scrap the Human Rights Act (HRA) and replace it with weaker standards. The Consortium outlines that the proposals would be a […]

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HRC Submission to Human Rights Act Reform – A Modern Bill of Rights Consultation

09 March 2022

The Human Rights Consortium is deeply concerned about the existence, content, and possible impact of this consultation exercise. Coming after a decade of attempts to undermine the Human Rights Act (HRA) and launched on the same day the report from the Independent Review of the Human Rights Act outlined little support for changing the HRA, […]

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Urgent call to respond to the Human Rights Act consultation – A Guide

02 March 2022

The Human Rights Consortium has developed a short guide to help civil society organisations respond to the current UK Government’s consultation on reform of the Human Rights Act. This guide is intended to provide support to our members and other civil society organisations who may wish to formulate a response to the consultation given how […]

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Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland concerned UK Government proposals to replace Human Rights Act will have a serious impact upon devolution

02 March 2022

There is significant concern across government and civil society in Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland, that UK Government proposals to replace the Human Rights Act will have a serious impact upon devolution, devolved law and people living in devolved parts of the UK. At a webinar this afternoon, organised by the Human Rights Consortia in […]

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