NDM7991 - Government Debate

Tabled on 25/04/2022 | For debate on 03/05/2022

To propose that the Senedd:

1.     Notes the Welsh Government’s commitment to strengthen and advance human rights, equality and the protection of minority communities in Wales.

2.     Notes with grave concern the repeated moves by the UK Government to erode human rights.

3.     Believes that UK Government proposals to repeal the Human Rights Act risks undermining key protections for citizens and raises significant constitutional issues.

4.     Believes the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill undermines the rights of minority communities and jeopardises the right of lawful and peaceful protests.

5.     Agrees with the United Nations Special Rapporteur that the Nationality and Borders Bill would seriously undermine the protection of human rights and lead to serious human rights violations.

6.     Calls on the UK Government to reverse its regressive approach on Human Rights and the resulting constitutional violations.

Human Rights Act Reform: A Modern Bill of Rights

Police Crime Sentencing & Courts Bill

Nationality & Borders Bill


NDM7991 - 1 | Tabled on 27/04/2022

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To propose that the Senedd:

  1. Welcomes the UK Government’s commitment to protecting and upholding human rights.
  2. Notes the UK Government’s proposals to modernise and make human rights legislation fit for purpose.
  3. Believes that there needs to be an appropriate balance between individual rights and responsibilities.
  4. Regrets the Welsh Government’s record of voting against human rights including voting against the introduction of an older people’s rights Bill during the Fifth Senedd.