The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Human Rights Joint Committee Contents

Formal Minutes

Tuesday 16 December 2008

Members present:

Mr Andrew Dismore MP, in the Chair

Lord Bowness

Lord Dubs

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Morris of Handsworth

The Earl of Onslow

Dr Evan Harris MP

Mr Edward Timpson MP


Draft Report (UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 102 read and agreed to.

Summary read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the First Report of the Committee to each House.

Ordered, That the Chairman make the Report to the House of Commons and that Lord Dubs make the Report to the House of Lords.

Written evidence was ordered to be reported to the House for printing with the Report, together with written evidence reported and ordered to be published on 7 October 2008.

Ordered, That embargoed copies of the Report be made available, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No. 134.


[Adjourned till Tuesday 13 January at 1.45pm.

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