In this section, you will find updates from the Commission's legal team on developing areas of law. This includes all areas of discrimination and human rights law.
See also some press releases for our comments on other rulings / reviews
- Weaver v London and Quadrant Housing Trust
Many social housing tenants are now protected by the Human Rights Act after this landmark ruling. The Court found that some registered social landlords will now be treated as public authorities and subject to the Human Rights Act. This means they are required to have regard for a tenants human rights when deciding whether to make an eviction order. Read our press release for more information.
- Torture allegations
The Commission has called for an independent review to urgently investigate more than 20 allegations that the previous Government knew of, and was complicit in, the torture of Britons being held abroad. See our press release for more information.