Purpose and Principles for a Single Equality Act

In 2007, the Disablity Rights Commission, The Equal Opportunities Commission and the Commission for Racial Equality agreed that a Single Equality Act would benefit greatly from a clause setting out its purpose and principles.

This short note is based on a longer paper by Colm O’Cinneide of University College London and on discussion with a range of stakeholders, distinguished lawyers and academics, as well as the collective expertise of the Commissions.

Click here to read the proposal