Bill of Rights
For information about the Bill of Rights, including newly published research and our response to the Green Paper.
Creating a fairer Britain
On Monday 1 March, we hosted a 'Question Time' style debate to explore the major political parties' positions on the future of the Human Rights Act and proposals for a British Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.
The event which was broadcast live through our website has now finished.
You can view video footage from the event on the video page or through the player above. Subtitled versions are being produced and will be made available as soon as possible.
BBC broadcaster Martha Kearney (Radio 4's World at One, Newsnight Review) chaired the debate, which included an introduction by our chair Trevor Phillips.
Trevor also set out the Commission’s position on human rights legislation post-election, as well as new research into proposals for a Bill of Rights.
|Dominic Grieve MP||David Howarth MP||Rt Hon Jack Straw MP|
(NB these were the panellists' positions prior to the May 2010 election.)
Our debate aimed to: