Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE : Appointments to the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission [October 2023]

The press release issued by the Northern Ireland Office on 27 October 2023.

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland invites applications for the appointment of a new member of the Northern Ireland Ireland Human Rights Commission.

Further details about the role of Commissioner, including terms of appointment and an application pack are available for download at:

Alternatively, an application pack or alternative formats can be requested by email to

All applications should be submitted via the Cabinet Office website at

The closing date for applications is 17 November 2023. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted

Equality of Opportunity

Appointments will be made on merit and with regard to the equality provisions set out in Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.