ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 6
Plain English recommendation
Make ICESCR part of UK law. Ensure that where rights are violated, people can take legal action see also UN advice on the domestic application of the ICESCR,
Original UN recommendation
The Committee recalls its previous recommendation (see E/C.12/GBR/CO/5, para. 13) and urges the State party to fully incorporate the Covenant rights into its domestic legal order and ensure that victims of violations of economic, social and cultural rights have full access to effective legal remedies. The Committee draws the attention of the State party to its general comment No. 9 (1998) on the domestic application of the Covenant.
Date of UN examination
UN article number
2 (implementation of the Convention)