JOINT COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Member of the Joint Committee On Human Rights
Dean has been a member of the Human Rights (Joint Committee) since the 2nd March 2020. The Joint Committee on Human Rights consists of twelve members, appointed from both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The committee examines matters relating to human rights within the United Kingdom, as well as scrutinising every Government Bill for its compatibility with human rights.
During the committee sessions, Dean has raised questions around practical measures to address racism, the effects of coronavirus on families with a parent in prison, protecting young people in hospital settings during the pandemic, visitation rights in care homes and safeguarding for people with learning disabilities or autistic people.
For a full list of current and previous report and inquiries visit the Joint Committee on Human Rights official website here. View many of Dean's questions to witnesses below.
Dean Russell MP's Questions On The Joint Committee on Human Rights
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