Creating a fairer Britain
28 September 2010
Many social housing tenants could now be afforded greater protection from eviction under human rights law after a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights confirmed that courts should take the personal circumstances of tenants - in particular vulnerable groups - into account
27 September 2010
The Commission has written to the Prime Minister and the heads of the UK's intelligence agencies expressing “serious concerns” about the lawfulness of the guidance and providing advice on how it can be brought within the law.
16 September 2010
Today (16 September 2010), the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission will hold its annual conference in Belfast. The conference will focus on the future of human rights in the UK.
In advance of the conference the three UK National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) have issued a joint statement calling for the implementation of a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland.
13 September 2010
The Equality and Humans Rights Commission has today extended the deadline for giving evidence to its Inquiry into disability-related harassment. The Inquiry is investigating whether public bodies and public transport providers are fulfilling their legal obligations to prevent disabled people from being harassed.
02 September 2010
The Equality and Human Rights Commission and the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today urged small and medium size businesses to examine their pay systems to ensure they comply with equal pay laws.
01 September 2010
Today we announce the appointment of Helen Hughes as interim Chief Executive