This episode of the #HumanRights2020s podcast is a recording of a webinar held on the 2nd March 2022, entitled ‘Human Rights Act Reform: Responses from Wales Northern Ireland and Scotland’. The webinar explored the UK Government’s proposed plans to replace the Human Rights Act, and the impact of these proposals in the devolved nations.
It features speeches from Jane Hutt, MS, Minister for Justice, Naomi Long MLA, Minister for Justice, and Christina McKelvie MSP, Minister for Equalities and Older People.
The civil society panel features Kevin Hanratty, Director of the Human Rights Consortium in Northern Ireland, Mhairi Snowden, Director of the Human Rights Consortium Scotland, and Rhian Davies, Chief Executive of Disability Wales.
The webinar was chaired by Professor Nicole Busby, Professor of Human Rights, Equality and Justice at the University of Glasgow.