In 2007, the Disablity Rights Commission, The Equal Opportunities Commission and the Commission for Racial Equality agreed that a Single Equality Act would benefit greatly from a clause setting out its purpose and principles.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights published written evidence from the EDF as part of its 2007 report into the treatment of Asylum Seekers.
In May 2007, the Equality and Diversity Forum wrote to the Commission in response to its Interim Statement published in February 2007.
The European Commission’s thematic brochure, ‘Putting Equality into Practice’ (March 2007), focuses on positive action.
On 18 May 2007, the Equality and Diversity Forum held a seminar ‘Delivering Equality: Towards an Integrated Public Sector Duty’.
On 20 March 2007, The All Party Parliamentary Group on Equalities held a seminar to discuss the Future of Equality.
In April 2007, the Commission for Equality and Human Rights published its draft vision and mission statement for consultation and comment.
‘Women & Work Commission. Shaping a Fairer Future. A review of the recommendations of the Women and Work Commission three years on’ was published in 2009.
The Equalities Review published the Final Report of its investigation into the causes of persistent discrimination and inequality in British society in February 2007.
In November 2006. the Joint Committee on Human Rights published the results of an inquiry following public controversy aroused by three high-profile cases in May 2006.