Meetings

Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales

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Meeting: 06/02/2019 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 2)

2 Response from the Scottish Parliament's Equalities and Human Rights Committee in relation to its inquiry: Getting Rights Right - Inquiry into Human Rights and the Scottish Parliament

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2.1a The Committee noted the response from the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee in relation to its inquiry: Getting Rights Right - Inquiry into Human Rights and the Scottish Parliament.

 


Meeting: 19/09/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the First Minister to the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee in relation to Human Rights in Wales

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4.3a The Committee noted the letter from the First Minister to the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee in relation to Human Rights in Wales


Meeting: 05/07/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee to the First Minister in relation to human rights in Wales

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5.7.a The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee to the First Minister in relation to human rights in Wales.


Meeting: 21/06/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 3)

3 Stakeholders' views on the First Minister's letter in relation to human rights in Wales

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3.2.a The Committee note the stakeholders' views on the First Minister's letter in relation to human rights in Wales.


Meeting: 23/05/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the First Minister in relation to human rights in Wales

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3.2.a The Committee noted the letter from the First Minister in relation to human rights in Wales.


Meeting: 19/04/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter to the First Minister in relation to human rights in Wales

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5.2 The Committee noted the letter to the First Minister in relation to human rights in Wales.


Meeting: 19/04/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Chair of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee, Scottish Parliament, in relation to human rights in WalesThe Committee

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5.3 The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee, Scottish Parliament, in relation to human rights in Wales.


Meeting: 21/03/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 6)

Draft letter to the First Minister in relation to human rights in Wales

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6.1 The Committee discussed and agreed its draft letter to the First Minister in relation to human rights in Wales, subject to changes being made.


Meeting: 15/03/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 3)

Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales - update

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3.1. The Committee discussed the update.


Meeting: 07/03/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales - update

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4.1 This item was not reached.


Meeting: 01/03/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 9)

Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales - update

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9.1 The Committee agreed to consider item 9 at its meeting on Wednesday 7 March 2018.


Meeting: 14/02/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee in relation to human rights in Wales

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7.2.a the Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee in relation to human rights in Wales.


Meeting: 14/02/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 3)

Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales - update

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3.1 The Committee did not reach this item and will consider it at a later date.


Meeting: 08/02/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter from the Leader of the House and Chief Whip in relation to human rights in Wales

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7.5.a The Committee noted the letter from the Leader of the House and Chief Whip in relation to human rights in Wales.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter to the Leader of the House and Chief Whip in relation to Human Rights in Wales

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7.10.a The Committee noted the letter to the Leader of the House and Chief Whip in relation to Human Rights in Wales.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter to the Chair of the Women and Equalities Committee in relation to Human Rights in Wales

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7.9.a The Committee noted the letter to the Chair of the Women and Equalities Committee in relation to Human Rights in Wales.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter to the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee in relation to Human Rights in Wales

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7.6.a The Committee noted the letter to the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee in relation to Human Rights in Wales.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter to the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights in relation to Human Rights in Wales

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7.8.a The Committee noted the letter to the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights in relation to Human Rights in Wales.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter to the Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee in relation to Human Rights in Wales

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7.5.a The Committee noted the letter to the Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee in relation to Human Rights in Wales.


Meeting: 11/01/2018 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter to the Convener of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee in relation to Human Rights in Wales

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7.7.a The Committee noted the letter to the Convener of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee in relation to Human Rights in Wales.


Meeting: 08/01/2018 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Chair of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee regarding inquiry into human rights in Wales

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5.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 15/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Chair of the UK Joint Committee on Women to the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union in relation to Human Rights in Wales

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4.3.a The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the UK Joint Committee on Women to the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union in relation to Human Rights in Wales.


Meeting: 09/11/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4.4)

4.4 Letter from the Chair of the UK Joint Committee on Women to the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union in relation to Human Rights in Wales

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Meeting: 25/10/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales: options paper

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7.1 The Committee discussed the options paper and agreed on a number of actions to take.


Meeting: 19/10/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 1)

Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales: briefing

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1.1 The Committee received briefings in relation to the inquiry into Human Rights in Wales.


Meeting: 21/09/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Equality and Human Rights Commission in relation to human rights in Wales

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5.5.a The Committee noted the letter from the Equality and Human Rights Commission in relation to human rights in Wales.


Meeting: 15/06/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter to the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee in relation to the Great Repeal Bill White Paper

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3.1.a The Committee noted the letter to the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee in relation to the Great Repeal Bill White Paper.


Meeting: 07/06/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government in relation to Human Rights in Wales

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5.6.a The Committee noted the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government in relation to Human Rights in Wales.


Meeting: 03/05/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government in relation to human rights in Wales

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4.5.a The Committee noted the letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government in relation to human rights in Wales.


Meeting: 06/04/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 7)

7 Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales

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Meeting: 06/04/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 6)

Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales - consideration of evidence received under items 2 and 3

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6.1 The Committee discussed the evidence received under items 2 and 3.


Meeting: 06/04/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 3)

3 Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales - evidence session 2

Dr Simon Hoffman, Associate Professor, College of Law and Criminology, Swansea University

 

Professor Thomas Glyn Watkin, Formerly Head of Bangor Law School and First Welsh Legislative Counsel 2007-2010

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3.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Dr Simon Hoffman, Associate Professor, College of Law and Criminology, Swansea University

·         Professor Thomas Glyn Watkin, Formerly Head of Bangor Law School and First Welsh Legislative Counsel 2007-2010


Meeting: 06/04/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 2)

2 Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales - evidence session 1

Melanie Field, Executive Director, Wales and Corporate Strategy and Policy, Equality and Human Rights Commission

June Milligan, Equality and Human Rights Commission Commissioner and Chair of the Wales Committee

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2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

 

·         Melanie Field, Executive Director, Wales and Corporate Strategy and Policy, Equality and Human Rights Commission

·         June Milligan, Equality and Human Rights Commission Commissioner and Chair of the Wales Committee

 

2.2 The Equality and Human Rights Commission agreed to feed back Members’ concerns in relation to how human rights are covered in the curriculum to the Wales Committee, and to provide a note on any discussions held. 

 


Meeting: 09/03/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 3)

3 Report by the House of Commons' Women and Equalities Committee - Ensuring strong equalities legislation after the EU exit

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3.1        The Committee noted the report from the House of Commons' Women and Equalities Committee - Ensuring strong equalities legislation after the EU exit.


Meeting: 11/01/2017 - Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee (Item 5)

5 Correspondence from the Scottish Parliament's Equalities and Human Rights Committee in relation to human rights

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5.2 The Committee noted the correspondence from the Scottish Parliament's Equalities and Human Rights Committee in relation to human rights


Meeting: 14/12/2016 - Plenary (Item 4)

Statement by the Chair of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee on the Committee's Inquiry into Human Rights

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The item started at 15.18