Creating a fairer Britain
30 November 2009
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has issued compliance notices to three local authorities warning that they need to take steps immediately to address gender inequality in their community or face legal action for failing to comply with the Sex Discrimination Act.
25 November 2009
The Commission today announces the recipients of its Strategic Funding Programme, which will award nearly £10 million to 61 community and voluntary sector organisations across England, Scotland and Wales.
24 November 2009
The Commission is asking young Britons to express their vision of a world free from prejudice as it launches Young Brits at Art 2010 at the Tate Modern in London today.
20 November 2009
John Wadham, Group Director Legal, Equality and Human Rights Commission responds to the Coroners and Justice Bill.
20 November 2009
The Court of Appeal today confirmed that the Royal Bank of Scotland had breached the Disability Discrimination Act by failing to provide access to its Sheffield branch for wheelchair users.
19 November 2009
Harriet Harman, Minister for Women and Equality, today announced new Commissioners for the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
18 November 2009
The programme of legislation should focus on putting laws in place that will create a better society and are built on the principles of fairness and respect. This will help us to build a stronger economy, stronger communities and a country where everyone is able to fulfil their potential.
10 November 2009
The Commission today sets out its plan to preserve the rights in the Human Rights Act and to protect and promote respect for human rights principles. One of the core principles in the Commission’s three-year strategy is for any future legislative developments, such as a proposed Bill of Rights, to have the rights and remedies of the Human Rights Act at their heart, so that the protection it provides is retained.