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Human Rights Joint Committee - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]
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Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 24 November 2009.


Members present:

Mr Andrew Dismore, in the chair

Bowness, LPrashar, B
Dubs, LJohn Austin
Lester of Herne Hill, LDr Evan Harris
Morris of Handsworth, LMr Virendra Sharma
Onslow, EMr Edward Timpson


Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Mr Peter Frankental, Amnesty International, Ms Jennifer Zerk, Consultant on behalf of the Corporate Responsibility Coalition (CORE), Ms Emily Armistead, Action Aid, and Mr Richard Meeran, Leigh Day Solicitors, gave evidence.

Question Number

52 - 59

60 - 79

80 - 82

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Mr Owen Tudor, Head of EU and International Relations, and Ms Janet Williamson, Senior Policy Officer, Economic and Social Affairs, Trades Unions Congress; and Professor Keith Ewing, President, and Mr John Hendy QC, Chair, Institute for Employment Rights, gave evidence.

Question Number

83 - 99

100 - 119

120 - 123

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