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  • Equality Commission in Scotland appoints new panel of legal counsel as it launches future strategic litigation policy: The Equality and Human Rights Commission has today announced the appointment of new legal counsel to the panel it calls on for advice and representation. This comes as it launches a revised strategic litigation policy, listing the factors to be considered when using its statutory powers.

  • Commission announces new Scotland Committee members: Kaliani Lyle, Scotland Commissioner today announced the appointment of two new members of the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s (EHRC) Scotland Committee, Emma Ritchie and Lorraine Barrie.

  • Commission publishes Guide to Establishing Gypsy Traveller sites: The Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has today published research on how local authorities have successfully developed and maintained Gypsy Traveller sites in Scotland. The research was commissioned in direct response to claims from some Scottish local authorities that they were unable to secure land or planning permission to build new permanent or transit sites. 

  • EHRC Scotland produces dramatised case studies to assist employers:  To help companies get equality in the workplace right the EHRC, through Glasgow Chambers of Commerce, commissioned a theatre group to act out real situations of discrimination that have been heard in the courts. The cases explore the issues faced by employers and employees as well as how The Equality Act can have a positive effect on your business.


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Last Updated: 04 Mar 2015