Punishing people for a lack of jobs, or for discrimination in the labour market against disabled people or young carers, simply doesn’t work the Scottish Equality Commissioner has said today. The call comes as the Equality and Human Rights Commission publishes a report into dignity and respect in the Scottish social security system.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in Scotland has reached a successful conclusion in their case against the owners of a bed and breakfast, which stated it was a 'heterosexual friendly' bed and breakfast.
Premier League clubs have made only limited progress on stadia accessibility for disabled fans, broken Premier League rules and failed to provide sufficient information when questioned, a review published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has revealed.
Progress towards real equality for disabled people in Scotland over the past twenty years is at risk of stalling unless a concentrated effort is made to tackle issues in housing, hate crime, mental health, employment and education.