Creating a fairer Britain
24 August 2009
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has today issued county court proceedings against the British National Party in respect of its constitution and membership criteria. The court has set a date of Wednesday 2 September for a hearing for the Commission’s application for an injunction against the BNP.
14 August 2009
The Commission today publishes its 2009/10 business plan which sets out priorities for the next year of operation.
12 August 2009
The Commission has today launched a consultation on how private and voluntary sector employers with at least 250 staff can measure and report on their gender pay gap.
10 August 2009
More than 90 UK young people from all walks of life are in the Lake District this week for five days to learn more about each other at Our Space, the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s annual summer camp.
07 August 2009
In its response to the Government’s consultation, ‘Keeping the Right People on the DNA Database’, the Commission believes further changes are required to the way DNA profiles are stored and used by the state if it is to comply with the law.
03 August 2009
The Commission has welcomed a Court of Appeal ruling which found that people with mental illnesses are protected from discrimination by the European Convention on Human Rights.