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Parliamentary briefings

Parliamentary briefings library

Read the Commission's briefings to Parliamentarians. Briefings are used to present an analysis of whether proposed policies and legal changes align with the requirements of equality and human rights law.

For more information email the parliamentary affairs team.

Bus Services Bill

Children and Social Work Bill

Funding of the Equality and Human Rights Commission

Higher Education and Research Bill

High heels and workplace dress codes

Housing and Planning Bill

Investigatory Powers Bill

Policing and Crime Bill

Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Bill

Prisons and Courts Bill

Social Security

Transgender equality

Wales Bill


Accessible Sports Ground Bill:

Diversity in the BBC 2016:

Draft Investigatory Powers Bill:

Enterprise Bill 2015:

Housing and Planning Bill:

Immigration Bill 2015 - 2016:

Investigatory Powers Bill

Lord Beecham’s motion to regret 14 October 2015:

Scotland Bill:

Trade Union Bill:

Wales Bill:

Welfare Reform and Work Bill:

House of Lords Liaison Committee 2015

Motion for debate: recommendation to appoint ad hoc post-legislative scrutiny committee to consider the impact on disabled people of the Equality Act 2010, 12 March 2015.

Westminster Hall Debates

Proposals for a new Equal Pay Act - 18 March 2015.

Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Bill:

Care Bill:

Counter Terrorism Bill:

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill:

Deregulation Bill

Immigration Bill:

International Women's Day:

Modern Slavery Bill:

Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill:

Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill:

Care Bill:

Children and Families Bill:

Draft Deregulation Bill:

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill:

Immigration Bill:

Justice and Security Bill:

Offender Rehabilitation Bill:

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill:

Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill:

Parliamentary submissions 2013/2014:

Last updated: 23 Feb 2018