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.
On 5 February 2009, the Equality and Diversity Forum submitted evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights’ Inquiry into children’s rights.
In January 2009, the Joint Committee on Human Rights published ‘A Bill of Rights for the UK? Government Response to the Committee’s Twenty-ninth Report of Session 2007-08′.
On 11 December 2008, Communities and Local Government published a summary of responses to its consultation on draft Cohesion Guidance for Funders (which ran from February 2008 to May 2008).
On 15 May 2008, EDF responded to the Home Office consultation ‘The Path to Citizenship: the next steps in reforming the immigration system’.
In February 2008, the Government published its response to the Commission on Integration and Cohesion’s final report ‘Our Shared Future’.