On Tuesday 8th February 2022, we hosted an online Easy Read workshop explaining the Government's Consultation on Human Rights Act reform.

Watch the full video from the event (41 minutes) below or scroll down for some of our highlights.

The Full Workshop



The Highlights

Human Rights Officer, Annie, explains what's happening:

Annie explains why we're worried about suggested changes to the right to private and family life:

Annie explains why we're worried about suggested changes to the responsibilities of public bodies (such as doctors and Social Services):

Annie explains why we're worried about what the suggested changes will mean for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland:

Some people in the workshop said the real problem is not enough understanding of the Human Rights Act:

Some people in the workshop said the Human Rights Act was especially important to protect people's rights during the Covid lockdown:

Some people in the workshop said the Government Consultation makes people with learning disabilities feel invisible:

Annie explains that it is important to respond to the Consultation now and have your say:

If you want to be part of BIHR's response to the Consultation, click here to fill in our Easy Read survey.

Click here to find our guides and information to help you respond to the Consultation.

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