§ 55. Fiona Mactaggart
To ask the President of the Council what plans she has to propose the establishment of a human rights committee. 
§ Mr. Tipping
Draft Standing Orders for a Joint Committee on Human Rights are in preparation. The Government propose that the Committee should have a wide remit to study human rights in the United Kingdom. It remains the expectation that the Joint Committee will start its work before implementation of the Human Rights Act.