Leading equality and human rights barristers at Cloisters discuss the Government’s proposals on whiplash.
The House of Lords Constitution Committee published a report The ‘Great Repeal Bill’ and delegated powers in March 2017. The report set out recommendations for limiting constitutional risks posed by the Great Repeal Bill.
The Children’s Commissioner for England submitted evidence to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in February 2017. This included recommendations to inform the Committee’s examination of the UK Government.
The European Union published a report, ‘The meaning of racial or ethnic origin in EU law: between stereotypes and identities’, in February 2017. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the conceptual background of the ground of racial or ethnic origin as well as its practical interpretation by international as well as national courts.
Ebony Riddell Bamber, EDF Research and Impact Director, writes about our February 2017 Brexit and Equality seminar.
The Equinet Working Group on Equality Law published ‘Fighting discrimination on the ground of race and ethnic origin’ in February 2017.
The Restorative Justice Council published a report on restorative justice and BAME children in the youth justice system in February 2017.
The UK National Preventive Mechanism, established to fulfill the UK’s obligations under the
Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture, published guidance on the use of isolation in detention in January 2017.
Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans for a major programme of work to bring forward a Domestic Violence and Abuse Act in February 2017. Work will be overseen by the Prime Minister’s Office and coordinated by the Home Office and the Ministry of Justice.
The Ministry of Justice has launched a consultation on proposals to provide more support with employment tribunal fees for people on lower incomes. The consultation closes on 14 March 2017.