3 March 2022

Click here to read the letter.

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The Joint Committee on Human Rights is a group of people who look at human rights issues in the UK.

Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy (@JointCtteNSS) / TwitterJob Letter 1

Today the Joint Committee on Human Rights in UK Parliament has been sent an important letter telling them about problems with the UK Government's consultation on the Human Rights Act.

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The letter has been signed by more than 200 people and organisations. These are people with learning disabilities and other communication needs, and the organisations that support them and their rights.

Law Human Rights In the letter, people say the consultation on the Human Rights Act is important to them and they want to tell the Government what they think.
Not Approved 1 But, they are not happy because the Government has not made any translations of the consultation, like BSL or Easy Read, which would help them to take part.
Report Easy Read 1

They think the UK Government's new Easy Read version has lots of problems.

Confused3Date Mar 8 For example, it is hard to understand, there are no pictures, and the consultation deadline has not been changed for people who need to use the Easy Read translation.
Question 2 In the letter, people have asked the Joint Committee on Human Rights to ask the Ministry of Justice about these problems.

Click here to read the letter.