ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 8
Plain English recommendation
Ensure economic, social and cultural rights are a reality for people living in the UK and in all overseas territories.
Original UN recommendation
In line with its previous recommendation (see E/C.12/GBR/CO/5, para. 12), the Committee reminds the State party of its ultimate responsibility for the implementation of the Covenant in all its jurisdictions, including the British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies, and recommends that the State party take all necessary measures to ensure the full enjoyment of economic, social cultural rights by all persons under its jurisdiction.
Date of UN examination
UN article number
2 (implementation of the Convention)