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Human Rights: Gender

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 14 October 2009

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what assessment she has made of the recommendations for Council of Europe member states on human rights and gender identity made by the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights on 29 July 2009; and if she will make a statement. (292093)

[holding answer 12 October 2009]: We are aware of the Commissioner for Human Rights’ issue paper on Human Rights and Gender Identity.

We are considering carefully the recommendations he has made and will make clear the Government's response in due course.