Human Rights and the Government’s Response to Covid-19: Digital Contact Tracing Contents



1 Introduction

What is contact tracing?

Different models/approaches which exist

A centralised or decentralised approach?

Self-reporting or diagnoses and testing?

Voluntary or mandatory

The UK’s plan to release a contact tracing app

NHSX’s current approach to the app

Concerns with the current approach

Human rights framework

2 Our proposals

Efficacy and proportionality

Privacy and other Human Rights Protections


Conclusions and recommendations

Declaration of interests

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 7 May 2020