Tags: Human Rights Commission

Government responses on the Equalities Red Tape Challenge and reform of the EHRC

On 15 May 2012, the Government published a statement on the Equalities Red Tape Challenge by the Home Secretary and its response to the consultation on reform of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), including ‘a strong package of legislative and non-legislative reforms to clarify the commission’s remit, focussing it on those areas where it…

EHRC Set to Lose Discrimination Case Work Funding

Beginning in April 2012, the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s funding to pursue discrimination cases will stop. All cases concerning human rights and equality issues received by the organisation will be referred to legal aid. Most Equality and Human Rights Commission clients are not eligible for legal aid and are not able to privately pay…