On 1 December 2008, protection under the Human Rights Act was extended to cover residents of independent care homes whose accommodation is publicly arranged.
On 13 November 2008, the Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) held a seminar on ‘Competing interests and equality rights’.
In October 2008, the Joint Committee on Human Rights published ‘Monitoring the Government’s Response to Human Rights Judgements: Annual Report 2008’.
On 10 August 2008, Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights published its Twenty-ninth report on ‘A Bill of Rights for the UK?’.
In June 2007, The House of Lords handed down its judgment in a case that explored the definition of ‘public authority’ under section 6 of the Human Rights Act 1998.
In November 2006. the Joint Committee on Human Rights published the results of an inquiry following public controversy aroused by three high-profile cases in May 2006.
In July 2006, the Department for Constitutional Affairs (DCA) announced the results of its Review of the Implementation of the Human Rights Act.
In June 2006 the Equality and Diversity Forum produced a summary of some recent cases demonstrating the value of human rights and the Human Rights Act.