Stronger human rights role for Scottish Parliament?

The Commission on Parliamentary Reform set out to test how the Scottish Parliament has responded to the developments of the last 18 years and how well placed it is to deal effectively with its enhanced policy responsibilities.

The Commission’s report makes a huge number of recommendations.  One of these is around human rights, recognising calls for the Parliament to be a human rights guarantor, asking the Equalities and Human Rights Committee to look into this as part of its inquiry into its future role, and recognising that other recommendations the Commission made may also promote the delivery of a stronger human rights role for the Scottish Parliament.

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