On 22 January 2008, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Equalities held an event with Nicola Brewer, Chief Executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
In February 2008, the Government published its response to the Commission on Integration and Cohesion’s final report ‘Our Shared Future’.
The Citizens Advice report ‘Another Year On’ investigates the impact and unforeseen consequences of the Civil Partnership Act 2005.
On 23 November 2007, EDF and JUSTICE held a conference about multi-dimensional discrimination in London attended by eighty participants.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (previously known as the Commission for Equality and Human Rights) opened on 1 October 2007.
Incitement to religious hatred became a criminal offence in England and Wales on 1 October 2007 with the commencement of the Racial and Religious Hatred Act.
The Equality and Diversity Forum submitted its response to the Home Affairs Select Committee Inquiry into Domestic Violence on 1 October 2007.
On 5 September 2007, the Equality and Diversity Forum and JUSTICE held the first major UK conference focussing on positive action.
The Equality and Diversity Forum responded to the Government discrimination law consultation that closed on 4 September 2007.
In June 2007, the Equality and Diversity Forum responded to the Equalities Review report ‘Fairness and Freedom: The Final Report of the Equalities Review’.