Consultation outcome

Fundamental rights: review of the balance of competences

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Detail of outcome

This report examines the balance of competences between the European Union and the United Kingdom in the area of fundamental rights, and is led by the Ministry of Justice. It is a reflection and analysis of the evidence submitted by experts, non-governmental organisations, businesspeople, Members of Parliament and other interested parties, either in writing or orally, as well as a literature review of relevant material.

Feedback received

Summary of engagement events

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Detail of feedback received

We received a number of submissions to the fundamental rights call for evidence. The submissions, which were received from a broad range of stakeholders, were either in writing or oral. We also conducted a literature review of relevant material.

Original consultation

Summary

Call for evidence on fundamental rights for the government’s review of the balance of competences between the UK and the European Union.

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Consultation description

The government is carrying out a review of the EU’s competences. The review will provide an analysis of what the EU does and how it affects the UK. See this detailed guide for full details of the review programme.

The Ministry of Justice is leading on the report on fundamental rights in the third semester of the review.

Documents

Call for Evidence on the Review of the Balance of Competences between the United Kingdom and the European Union: Fundamental rights

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Published 21 October 2013
Last updated 22 July 2014 + show all updates
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