Creating a fairer Britain
22 March 2011
Statement from the Commission In response to the Government’s consultation on the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s powers and duties.
22 March 2011
The Commission supports the UK GovernmentÂs intention to adopt the EU directive on the prevention of human trafficking. Implementing this Directive will help to banish human trafficking from our shores.
18 March 2011
Professor Geraldine Van Bueren, Commissioner for Human Rights at the Equality and Human Rights Commission has responded to the announcement on the Bill of Rights Commission.
11 March 2011
John Wadham, Legal Director at the Commission comments on withdrawal of cross appeal on the Preddy and Hall legal case.
04 March 2011
The Commission has renewed its call on the Government to scrap the Default Retirement Age (DRA), following a high court ruling today.
03 March 2011
The Commission has responded to the announcement by Care Services Minister Paul Burstow that the Department of Health will not be seeking any exceptions to the planned implementation of the Equality Act 2010.
02 March 2011
New research from the Equality and Human Rights Commission has found that bullying based on students' identities remains a widespread problem and is limiting the achievements of those who are bullied. Efforts to tackle the problem vary between local authorities and for different types of prejudice related bullying.