rights

Retained EU Law Bill – HRC Briefing

27 October 2022

The Consortium recently¬†shared our briefing on the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill with MPs in advance of the second reading of the Bill in the House of Commons on the 25th of October. Unfortunately, the Bill continues in what is now a well-worn pattern of attempts to undermine existing standards of protections and […]

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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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NI CIVIL SOCIETY CRITICISE DANGEROUS UK GOVT PLANS TO REFORM HUMAN RIGHTS ACT

14 December 2021

The Human Rights Consortium, a coalition of over 165 civil society organisations from across Northern Ireland has criticised news that the UK Government plans to reform the operation of the Human Rights Act. The UK Government is due to announce plans to launch a three-month consultation process with the aim of reforming the Human Rights […]

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