European Convention on Human Rights

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 2nd December 2015.

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Photo of Nick Thomas-Symonds Nick Thomas-Symonds Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent representations he has received from (a) the Council of Europe, (b) the UN and (c) other international bodies on the UK's membership of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

We have received no such formal representation. Ministry of Justice Ministers have met the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Jagland, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid, and the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence de Greiff.

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