Inquiry launch: Freedom of Expression

9 Nov 2020 02:05 PM

Freedom of expression is an essential foundation of democratic society, guaranteed by the common law and by Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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The Joint Committee on Human Rights will investigate this issue. Our inquiry will focus on the following questions:

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The Joint Committee on Human Rights invites submissions of no more than 1,500 words from interested groups and individuals.

If you would like to ask the Committee to accept your submission anonymously (meaning it will be published but without your name), or confidentially (meaning it won't be published at all), please say at the start of your evidence which of these you want to request.

The Committee reserves the right to reject or redact any evidence as it sees fit, for example if third parties are named who may not have consented to their personal details being included in the submission.

The deadline for submissions is 6 December.

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