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Human Rights Joint Committee - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 16 December 2008.

Oral evidenceTaken before the Joint Committee on Human Rights

on Tuesday 18 November 2008

Members present:
Mr Andrew Dismore, in the Chair Stern, B
Bowness, LJohn Austin
Dubs, LDr Evan Harris
Lester of Herne Hill, LMr Virendra Sharma
Morris of Handsworth, LMr Edward Timpson


Witnesses: Jonathan Shaw, a Member of the House of Commons, Minister for Disabled People, Mr Richard Timm, Deputy Director, Civil and Human Rights Division, Office for Disability Issues, Department for Work and Pensions, and Ms Simmy Viinikka, Senior Principal Legal Officer, Department for Work and Pensions Legal Services, gave evidence.

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