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Human Rights

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL517, tabled on 23 June 2014

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many United Kingdom experts currently sit on the treaty-monitoring bodies of the United Nations international human rights treaties, and the other human rights bodies of the United Nations; and who they are.

Answered on

1 July 2014

There are 10 treaty-monitoring bodies, three of which have a United Kingdom expert as a member. Sir Nigel Rodley chairs the Human Rights Committee, Malcolm Evans OBE is Chair of the Sub-Committee on the Prevention of Torture, and Diane Mulligan is a member of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.