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Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

The Committee was established in June 2021. It focuses on:

  • equal opportunities matters
  • human rights matters
  • civil justice matters including debt, evictions and family law

Next meeting

15th Meeting, 2022

Agenda: Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill, Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

10:00am, 24 May 2022

T1.60-CR4 The Clerk Maxwell Room

If you want to get in touch, you can contact the Clerk for the committee.

Tagh raon-ama:

Phone: 0131 348 6244 .

Post-d: @SP_EHRCJ

If you're appearing as a witness at a committee, take a look at our witness guide for more information.

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Tagh raon-ama Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

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FitzPatrick, Joe

Joe FitzPatrick

Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Dundee City West (Constituency)

Chapman, Maggie

Maggie Chapman

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Adam, Karen

Karen Adam

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Banffshire and Buchan Coast (Constituency)

Duncan-Glancy, Pam

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Glasgow (Region)

Gosal, Pam

Pam Gosal

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

MacGregor, Fulton

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Coatbridge and Chryston (Constituency)

Stewart, Alexander

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

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Balfour, Jeremy

Jeremy Balfour

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

O'Kane, Paul

Paul O'Kane

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Stewart, Kaukab

Kaukab Stewart

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Glasgow Kelvin (Constituency)

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Correspondence

Official Reports

Official Reports

Meeting date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Subordinate Legislation, Children’s Participation in Court Decision Making

Reports

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31 March 2022

The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2022 [draft]

This report sets out the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee's consideration of a draft Scottish Statutory Instrument (SSI) at its meeting on 29 March 2022.

08 February 2022

The Maximum Number of Judges (Scotland) Order 2022 [draft]

This report sets out the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee's consideration of a draft Scottish Statutory Instrument (SSI) at its meeting on 8 February 2022.

Remit

To consider and report on the following (and any additional matter added under Rule 6.1.5A)—

  • matters relating to equal opportunities and upon the observance of equal opportunities within the Parliament
  • human rights, including Convention rights (within the meaning of section 1 of the Human Rights Act 1998) and other human rights contained in any international convention, treaty or other international instrument ratified by the United Kingdom
  • matters relating to civil justice within the responsibility of the Cabinet Secretary for Justice and Veterans