The Government's policy on the use of drones for targeted killing: Government Response to the Committee's Second Report of Session 2015-16 Contents

Joint Committee on Human Rights

The Joint Committee on Human Rights is appointed by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to consider matters relating to human rights in the United Kingdom (but excluding consideration of individual cases); proposals for remedial orders, draft remedial orders and remedial orders.

The Joint Committee has a maximum of six Members appointed by each House, of whom the quorum for any formal proceedings is two from each House.

Current membership

HOUSE OF COMMONS

Ms Harriet Harman QC MP (Labour, Camberwell and Peckham) (Chair)

Fiona Bruce MP (Conservative, Congleton)

Ms Karen Buck MP (Labour, Westminster North)

Jeremy Lefroy MP (Conservative, Stafford)

Mark Pritchard MP (Conservative, The Wrekin)

Amanda Solloway MP (Conservative, Derby North)

HOUSE OF LORDS

Baroness Hamwee (Liberal Democrat)

Lord Henley (Conservative)

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon (Labour)

Baroness Prosser (Labour)

Lord Trimble (Conservative)

Lord Woolf (Crossbench)

Powers

The Committee has the power to require the submission of written evidence and documents, to examine witnesses, to meet at any time (except when Parliament is prorogued or dissolved), to adjourn from place to place, to appoint specialist advisers, and to make Reports to both Houses. The Lords Committee has power to agree with the Commons in the appointment of a Chairman.

Publication

Committee reports are published on the Committee’s website at www.parliament.uk/jchr by Order of the two Houses.

Evidence relating to this report is published on the relevant inquiry page of the Committee’s website.

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are Robin James (Commons Clerk), Donna Davidson (Lords Clerk), Murray Hunt (Legal Adviser), Alexander Horne (Deputy Legal Adviser), Ami Breen (Legal Assistant), Penny McLean (Committee Specialist), and Miguel Boo Fraga (Senior Committee Assistant).

Contacts

All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Committee Office, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 3472; the Committee’s email address is jchr@parliament.uk.





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18 October 2016