Scottish Human Rights Commission
The Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has issued a new policy briefing which details how COVID-19 has impacted the human right to adequate housing in Scotland.
Published 7 August 2020
Outbreaks of COVID-19 in care homes have raised “serious human rights concerns” under Article 2 of European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the right to life, the Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has stated.
Published 17 June 2020
Scottish Labour has called on the Scottish Human Rights Commission to launch an investigation into the Scottish Government's treatment of care home residents.
Published 15 June 2020
The Scottish Human Rights Commission has today launched a report which shares lessons learned from four years working with local people in Leith to use human rights to tackle poor housing conditions.
Published 20 May 2020
Scotland’s highest civil court has found that lock-change evictions of asylum seekers without court orders are lawful in a judgment whose implications are "deeply concerning".
Published 14 November 2019
To celebrate Scottish Housing Day, Highland Council is due to hold a public event in Inverness called Highland Housing Extravaganza.
Published 17 September 2019
The Scottish Human Rights Commission has been granted leave to intervene in the continuing legal challenge to the “serious human rights implications” of Serco's lock-change policy.
Published 30 July 2019
The rights of disabled people to independent living are being continually eroded as health and social care budgets are slashed, the UK’s equality and human rights bodies have warned.
Published 23 August 2017
Published 16 December 2016
Published 8 December 2016