On 15 May 2012, the Government published a statement on the Equalities Red Tape Challenge and its response to the consultation on reform of the EHRC.
In March 2012, the Government published a new planning policy for traveller sites and the final equality impact assessment for the new policy.
In March 2012, EDF submitted a response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on ‘Introducing fees in employment tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunal’.
In January 2012, the Equality and Diversity Forum made a submission to the Editors’ Code of Practice Committee.
In January 2012, the Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) submitted a response to the Office for National Statistics consultation looking at alternatives to the Census.
On 24 January 2012, End Violence Against Women, Object, Equality Now and Eaves gave oral evidence to the Leveson Inquiry about the media’s biased and prejudicial treatment of women.
Evidence submitted to the parliamentary Inquiry into the implementation of the right of disabled people to independent living is available on the Parliament website.
In December 2011, the Runnymede Trust made a submission to the Leveson Inquiry on the Culture, Practice and Ethics of the Press.
On 2 November 2011, the Government published its response to the consultation on ‘Civil Partnerships on religious premises’.
In September 2011, the EHRC announced it had submitted its intervention to the European Court of Human Rights on four cases of alleged religious discrimination in the workplace.