On 9 September 2013, the Ministry of Justice published ‘Fee remissions for the courts and tribunals – consultation response’.
On 17 July 2013, the JCHR published a call for evidence on ‘Human Rights Judgements’ to be subitted before 27 September 2013.
On 8 July 2013, the JCHR published a call for evidence on Protocol 15 to the European Convention on Human Rights. The call closed on 13 September 2013.
The consultation on ‘Transforming Legal Aid’ closed on 4 June 2013. EDF and many other organisations submitted responses and published briefings identifying their concerns about the planned changes.
On 23 April 2013, the Ministry of Justice published ‘Reform of Judicial Review: the Government response’ including details of the reforms it will be taking forward.
The Ministry of Justice held a first stakeholder event in March on the mid-term report in the context of the UK’s Universal Periodic Review.
In 2013 the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) published the first EU-wide study on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). A public consultation on combating FGM ran until 30 May.
The Equality and Diversity Forum and others submitted responses to the Government’s consultation on proposed changes to judicial review.
On 27 November 2012, the Commission on a Bill of Rights published the responses to its July 2012 (second) consultation paper.
In September 2012, the Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) submitted its response to the Commission on a Bill of Rights’ second consultation.