• Commission says fairness must be at the heart of budget decisions

    25 August 2010

    The Equality and Human Rights Commission today revealed the action it has taken to ensure the government meets its legal obligations to consider the effect of budget cuts on vulnerable groups.

  • Commission comments on ruling on charitable status of adoption agency

    19 August 2010

    The Commission commented on the Charity Commission’s ruling on the charitable status of the adoption agency Catholic Care (Leeds) having intervened in the case to argue that an organisation cannot be registered as a charity and receive benefits such as tax relief, unless it acts in the public benefit. A charity should also comply with the Human Rights Act which outlaws discrimination.