Traditionally, equality law was seen as inappropriate to address socio economic inequality. But in the last decade, a growing number of equality duties have been introduced to address this persistent form of inequality. There is, however, little research on the principles that underpin these duties.
This is according to the March 2018 article by Dr David Barrett, which seeks to address this gap through the use of data from interviews conducted with primary school personnel implementing the pupil premium.
This April 2017 report on discrimination in prison from the Prison Reform Trust and Zahid Mubarek Trust finds disproportionate outcomes for prisoners with protected characteristics.
This progress report describes Scottish Governmental activity arising from proposals to better perform the Public Sector Equality Duty, covering the period January 2014-December 2015.
The EHRC in Scotland is carrying out a programme of work monitoring listed public authorities’ compliance with the Equality Act 2010.
In March 2015, the Women’s Resource Centre published ‘Impact of the Equality Act on Women’s Equality: Reviewing the use and impact of equality mechanisms on women’s equality in London’.
In 2014, the EHRC in Wales published a research report and monitoring reports showing the extent of progress in relation to the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED).
‘The State of the Nation: Race and Racism in Scotland – Employment’ was published by CRER in April 2014.
A refreshed Equality Delivery System for the NHS was published in November 2013.
In autumn 2013, the EHRC published the findings of a second assessment of how more than 2,000 public bodies are responding to the second specific duty.
On 6 September 2013, the independent Steering Group’s report of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) review and Government response were published.