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Joint Committee On Human Rights - Sixth Report [Back to Report]

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APPENDICES TO THE SIXTH REPORT FROM THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS

APPENDICES

70. Human Rights and Public Authorities

A Report prepared for the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Researched and written by Jeremy Croft

(January 2003)

CONTENTS

1.INTRODUCTION

2.EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

3.MAINSTREAMING HUMAN RIGHTS

3.1 Mainstreaming as a policy

3.2 Mainstreaming between the centre and departments

3.3 Mainstreaming in departments

3.4 Mainstreaming between departments and public authorities

3.5 Health

3.6 Local Government and Housing

3.7 The future of mainstreaming

4. SPREADING THE HUMAN RIGHTS MESSAGE

4.1 Building a "human rights culture" in the public sector

4.2 Road shows

4.3 Defining and building a "human rights culture" in public consciousness

5. PUBLIC AUTHORITIES AND HUMAN RIGHTS

6. LOCAL GOVERNMENT

6.1 Preparing local authorities for the introduction of the Human Rights Act

6.2 Local Government Association

6.3 Local Government Human Rights Joint Liaison Group

6.4 Association of Local Authority Risk Managers

6.5 Guidance provided by other bodies

6.6 District Audit

6.7 Three surveys

6.8 A Northern Metropolitan Borough Council

6.9 A Southern County Council

6.10 A Southern District Council

6.11 A Midlands District Council

6.12 A Welsh District Council

6.13 Current human rights practice in local authorities

6.14 A human rights commission and local government

7. HEALTH CARE

7.1 Supervision of health care organisations and human rights

7.2 Health care organisations and the Human Rights Act

7.3 Clinical guidance and human rights

7.4 Human rights guidance

7.5 A human rights commission and health care

8. SOCIAL HOUSING

8.1 Application of the Human Rights Act to social housing providers

8.2 Supervision of the social housing sector

8.3 Human rights guidance and social housing

8.4 Human rights issues and social housing

8.5 A human rights commission and social housing

9. SCOTLAND

9.1 A Scottish Human Rights Commission

9.2 Scottish public authorities and human rights

10. POINTERS FROM THE EQUALITIES COMMISSIONS

11. HUMAN RIGHTS NEEDS IN PUBLIC AUTHORITIES AND THE FUNCTIONS OF A HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

11.1 Defining and guiding the human rights agenda

11.2 A public sector "duty to promote" human rights?

11.3 Bringing test cases (settling cases by public authorities)

12. WHY IS THERE NO HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO ACCOMPANY THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT?

13. CONCLUSIONS

71. Executive Summary, Something for Everyone, The British Institute of Human Rights

72. Memorandum from Sarah Spencer, Institute for Public Policy Research

Call for Evidence: Equalities and Human Rights

73. Memorandum from the Refugee Council

74. Memorandum from The Prison Reform Trust

75. Memorandum from Friends, Families and Travellers

76. Memorandum from Age Concern England

77. Memorandum from Camilla Parker, Legal and Policy Consultant

78. Memorandum from Rabbi Julia Neuberger, Chief Executive, the King's Fund

79. Memorandum from Help the Aged

80. Memorandum from The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

2. If a Human Rights Commission were established, how should its role and functions relate to those of this Committee?

INTERNATIONAL ROLE

81 Memorandum from MIND


 
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