Dáil justice committee to probe human rights post-Brexit
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21 Jan 2019 / legislation Print

Justice committee to probe human rights post-Brexit

The Dáil Éireann Joint Committee on Justice and Equality will convene tomorrow at 9am in committee room 2 at Leinster House to hear submissions on the topic of rights and equality in the context of Brexit.

The committee will hear from Professor Colin Harvey of Queen’s University in Belfast, and speakers from Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission as well as the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission.

Committee role

The committee shadows the Department of Justice and Equality and considers policy in the fields of justice, security, the rule of law and equality to ensure that Irish society is safe, secure, just, open-minded and impartial.

Its members are TDs Colm Brophy (FG), Jack Chambers and Jim O’Callaghan (FF), Clare  Daly and Mick Wallace (Independents), Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, pictured above, (SF), and Senators Frances Black (Independent), Lorraine Clifford-Lee (FF), Martin Conway (FG) and Niall O Donnghaile (SF).

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