Human Rights Weekly News Round Up 28 September – 1 October 2020

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BIHR Briefs the Houses of Parliament for the 6-month Review of the Coronavirus Act
This week, the Coronavirus Act was debated in both Houses of Parliament and voted on in the Commons for its 6-month review. We briefed both Houses befo…

News from BIHR BIHR Briefs the Houses of Parliament for the 6-month Review of the Coronavirus Act This week, the Coronavirus Act was debated in both Houses of Parliament and voted on in the Commons for its 6-month review. We briefed both Houses before the review to present our work during Covid-19. Since lockdown, we have supported over 700 people accessing public services including their families and friends, and over 1000 people working in health and care services, advocates and campaigners. Our briefings share evidence from our work. It shows that since the Act came in, decisions across the UK, by Governments and in local areas, have compromised people’s rights. This ranges from withdrawing vital care and support that many people rely on to keep safe and well, through to refusals of treatment based on people’s age or disability. You can read our briefings here. We urged the Government: preserve human rights and restore scrutiny or scrap the Coronavirus Act. The Coron...

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