Consultation responses

The Commission has responded to a number of consultations issued by goverment departments and other agencies.

Please also see consultation responses specific to Scotland.

November 2014

Response to DCLG's consultation paper on amending planning policy for Gypsy and Traveller sites.

October 2014

Response to the Investigatory Powers Review Call for Evidence. 

August 2014

Response to The College of Policing review of existing Authorised Professional Practice (APP) in all aspects of detention and custody

Response to the Care Act 2014 regulations and guidance consultation

July 2014

Response to the National Audit Office's consultation on civil legal aid reform

May 2014

Response to Care Quality Commission consultation on its human rights approach.

Response to Consultation -Independent Police Complaints Commission Draft guidance on police post-incident management

April 2014

Response to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

February 2014

Response to Consultation - Privacy and Security Inquiry

Response to Consultation - New offence of ill-treatment or wilful neglect.

Response to Consultation - Deportation with assurances: call for evidence.

January 2014

Response to Consultation: Introducing Fundamental Standards: Consultation on proposals to change CQC registration regulations

November 2013

Commission's response to the Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into the implications for access to justice of the government's proposed judicial review reforms.

Commission's response to the Law Commission Review of Hate Crime: the case for extending the existing offences

Commission's response to the MoJ consulation on further reforms to judicial review, together with table of PSED cases to which we refer in our response to Question 18.

Table of judicial review cases involving PSED grounds

October 2013

Response to Government Consultation on making public sector procurement accessible to SMEs

September 2013

Commission's response to Home Office consultation on police powers of stop and search

Commission's submission to the Joint Committee on Human Rights on Protocol 15 of the European Convention on Human Rights

Response to Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into the implications for access to justice of the Government's proposed legal aid reform

Submission to the Joint Committee on Human Rights on Implementation of Judgments

August 2013

Commission’s response to the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee report on Women in the Workplace published on 20 June 2013

Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

Response to the Consultation on the PIP assessment Moving around activity
Department for Work and Pensions

July 2013

Commission's Response to GEO's Further Consultation on Equal Pay Audits (May 2013)

The Commission has responded to the GEO's consultation on the details of equal pay audits, and on the contents of regulations which the government intends to introduce in 2014.

Response to Consultation - the Whistleblowing Commission
Public Concern at Work

June 2013

Response to consultation - Transforming legal aid: delivering a more credible and efficient system
Ministry of Justice

May 2013

Response to consultation: Acas's draft Code of Practice on the extended right to request flexible working.

February 2013

Response to consultation: Fee remissions in the first-tier tribunal (immigration and asylum chamber) (CP24/2012)
Ministry of Justice

Response to consultation: Judicial Review: proposals for reform (CP25/2012)

January 2013

Response to IPCC Art 2 consultation about investigations into cases involving a death from the Equality and Human Rights Commission

December 2012

Review of the Operation of Schedule 7: A Public consultation
Home Office

November 2012

The Future of Narrative Reporting - A new structure for narrative reporting in the UK
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Response to Government consultation: Implementing employee owner status.
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

October 2012

Written evidence to the House of Lords - EU Internal Market, Infrastructure and Employment Sub-Committee – inquiry into Women on Boards.

Response to the Government’s 'Consultation on a New Safeguarding Power'

Response to Draft Care and Support Bill consultation
Response to Department of Health

Extracts from Senior Counsel's advice to the Equality and Human Rights Commission clarifying the application of the Human Rights Act to home care services

Response to the Bill Of Rights Commission's Second Consultation

September 2012

Response to consultation on the Richard Review of Apprenticeships - Call for Evidence
Issued by  the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Department for Education

Draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill
Response to Joint Committee's call for evidence

August 2012

Equality Act 2010: Removing: (a) employment tribunals' power to make wider recommendations in discrimination cases; and (b) the procedure for obtaining information.
Issued by the Home Office

Equality Act 2010 - employer liability for harassment of employees by third parties
Issued by the Home Office

June 2012

Position paper on Equal Civil Marriage
Issued by the Home Office

April 2012

Response to consultation on forced marriage
Issued by the Home Office

March 2012

Response to the consultation on the Cross Government definition of domestic violence
Issued by the Home Office

Response to consultation on charging fees in Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunals
Issued by Ministry of Justice

February 2012

Response to draft statutory JSNA and joint health and well being strategy guidance
Issued by Department of Health

January 2012

Response to consultation: Justice and Security Green Paper
Issued by the Ministry for Justice

Commission's response to Joint Committee on Human Rights Inquiry into the Justice and Security Green Paper
Issued by the Ministry for Justice

Last Updated: 06 Jan 2015