In September 2012, the Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) submitted its response to the Commission on a Bill of Rights’ second consultation.
In August 2012, the Commission on a Bill of Rights published the responses to its August 2011 Discussion Paper asking ‘Do we need a UK Bill of Rights?’
The UK Human Rights Blog case table contains details of many reported UK human rights cases.
In July 2012, IPPR published ‘The UK’s Response to Human Trafficking. Fit for Purpose?’
In July 2012, the Home Secretary paid tribute to EDF at a reception celebrating EDF’s tenth birthday and honouring the individuals who work to create a fairer Britain.
On 11 July 2012, the Commssion on a Bill of Rights published its second consultation paper. The deadline for responding was 30 September 2012.
In June 2012, the Council of the European Union adopted a Strategic Framework on Human Rights and Democracy with an Action Plan to put it into practice.
On 13 July, EDF announced the appointment of Marie Staunton as its next Chair, succeeding Sarah Spencer CBE. The news coincides with the EDF’s 10th anniversary celebrations.
In March 2012, the JCHR published its report on the implementation of the right of disabled people to independent living; the report of the Government response was published in July 2012.
In July 2012, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights submitted a report to the Economic and Social Council considering the human rights situation of older people.