Creating a fairer Britain
30 November 2010
The Commission wrote to Thames Valley Police and Leicestershire Constabulary on Monday 29 November 2010, warning them of possible enforcement action regarding their disproportionate use of stop and search powers.
25 November 2010
The Equality and Human Rights Commission today started a process to carry out a formal, independent assessment of the extent to which the Treasury has met its legal obligations to consider the impact on protected groups of decisions contained in the Spending Review.
24 November 2010
The Commission today launched a comprehensive report on childcare. The report assesses whether current provision helps or hinders parents’ wishes to combine work and caring. It also highlights the importance of good quality childcare in closing the educational attainment gaps between rich and poor.
15 November 2010
A woman who was dismissed from her job in a care home because she was pregnant has won a discrimination case against her former employer.
10 November 2010
Commission launches a major inquiry into the human rights of older people requiring or receiving home-based care.
04 November 2010
Many social housing tenants will now have greater protection from eviction after a Supreme Court ruling today.
02 November 2010
To coincide with Equal Pay Day, the Commission is publishing Equal Pay- Where Next?, in partnership with the Fawcett Society, UNISON and the TUC.