BIHR and Partners Write to the Scottish Parliament, Equalities and Human Rights Committee on Use of Emergency Powers Concerns

Today, supported by partner organisations, working in children’s rights, older people’s rights, the rights of people with learning disabilities, carer’s rights, advocacy organisations and human rights and equality we have written to the Equalities and Human Rights Committee. The letter responds to the publication of the First Progress Report on the use of Emergency Powers which rather than offer much needed clarity and democratic oversight instead raises further human rights concerns. Why have we sent this letter? What are our Key Concerns? Our Recommendations Read the full letter here Find our  BIHR briefing on the First Progress Report on the use of Emergency powers here

This post was originally published on British Institute of Human Rights News .