Members of the Commission meet regularly to set the strategic direction of the Commission and oversee delivery of its Strategic and Operational Plans. Commissioners are also accountable for ensuring effective and efficient use of Commission resources in delivering the Strategic Plan.

Operational and financial decisions are delegated to the executive team through an Operational Scheme of Delegation and a Financial Scheme of Delegation.

The Commission is supported internally in its function by an Audit and Risk Committee, which operates under Terms of Reference. The Commission is audited externally each year. 

Corporate information

The Scottish Human Rights Commission publishes minutes of its meetings, Annual Reports and audited Accounts on this website.


See Publications and Reports for the Commission’s publications, research, consultation responses and information about the work of the Commission.

Freedom of Information

The Commission is subject to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act. Our Publication Scheme is available on this website.