An updated House of Commons Standard Note published in September 2013 outlines the development and operation of the Public Sector Equality Duty.
On 6 September 2013, the independent Steering Group’s report of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) review and Government response were published.
The University of Derby’s Religion and society project published the project results and a policy brief in September 2013.
In August 2013, Compact Voice and the Office for Civil Society published a joint action plan which sets out clear activities for both to strengthen use of the Compact across government departments.
Following a challenge to the ‘Go Home’ vans pilot, the Government confirmed that if any further such campaigns are planned, it would carry out a consultation.
In July 2013, the Government published a note setting out the timetable and process for the introduction of caste legislation.
EDF, many EDF members and other organisations submitted responses to the Government’s call for evidence to inform the review of the Public Sector Equality Duty.
In July 2013, the EHRC formally proposed that it replaces its statutory disability committee with a new, high level strategic advisory group.
The House of Lords debated a British Bill of Rights on 20 June 2013.
On 26 June 2013, the Scottish Government introduced the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill to the Scottish Parliament.