On 17 March 2011, Ministers made an announcement to Parliament about the new Equality Duty.
In March 2011, the Equality and Diversity Forum submitted a response to the Giving Green Paper.
On 3 March 2011, the Government published ‘Equality Act 2010: Ending age discrimination in services, public functions and associations – A consultation’.
EDF, EDF members and other organisations responded to the consultation on legal aid reform that closed on 14 February 2011.
The Giving Green Paper sets out the Government’s initial ideas for building a stronger culture of giving time and money to start a national debate on our society’s attitude to giving.
A public consultation on the Equality Act 2010 specific duties took place in Autumn 2010, and in January 2011 the Government published a summary of responses including the Government’s response.
On 13 January, the Government published a written response to its recent consultation on the issue, and new guidance by Acas to help businesses adapt to the removal of the regulation.
On 6 January 2011, the Equality and Diversity Forum responded to the consultation on ‘Supporting a Stronger Civil Society’.
In May 2009, the Equality and Diversity Forum responded to the Government discussion paper on multiple discrimination.
Following the Government’s consultation on Rights and Responsibilities (published in March 2009), the Ministry of Justice published a summary of responses to the consultation on 30 March 2010.