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IHRB’s Chief Executive Gives Evidence to UK Joint Committee on Human Rights

20 July 2016.

On 16th June 2016, the Joint Committee on Human Rights in the UK Parliament announced an inquiry into human rights and business in the UK. The Inquiry is being undertaken in order to consider progress by the Government in implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights through the UK National Action Plan published in 2013 and revised in May 2016.

IHRB made a submission to the Inquiry offering feedback to the questions listed in the inquiry's terms of reference.

On 20th July 2016, members of the Joint Committee convened to hear evidence from experts. IHRB's Chief Executive John Morrison, CORE Coalition's Marilyn Croser and Amnesty International UK's Peter Frankental were called to ellaborate on each of their written submissions and respond to the Joint Committee's questions. 

The session was filmed and can be viewed here