In July 2012, the Government published a response to its consultation on Charging Fees in Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
In June 2012, the Council of the European Union adopted a Strategic Framework on Human Rights and Democracy with an Action Plan to put it into practice.
Changes to the family migration Immigration Rules came into effect on 9 July 2012 that will affect non-EEA nationals using the family migration route.
On 8 June 2012, the UK signed the Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.
A Early Day Motion tabled in June 2011 states that ‘That this House is deeply concerned that the Government is ignoring the result of its own consultation on the future of the EHRC…’.
On 19 June 2012, the Commission adopted the ‘EU Strategy towards the eradication of trafficking in Human Beings’.
On 31 May 2012, the Government published department business plans setting out priorities for the coming twelve months.
On 23 May 2012, the European Commission called on Member States to implement national plans for Roma integration.
The Equality Duty Revised Draft Regulations for Scotland were approved by the Scottish Parliament and came into force on 27 May 2012.
On 22 May 2012, the Government published ‘The Equality Strategy — Building a Fairer Britain: Progress Report’.