In October 2013, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published ‘Shared Understandings: a new EHRC strategy to strengthen understanding of religion or belief in public life’.
On Human Rights Day 2013, The Welsh Government announced its plans for a public consultation on proposals for a Declaration of the Rights of Older People.
On 9 December 2013, all 28 EU countries committed to implementing a set of recommendations to step up the economic and social integration of Roma communities.
In December 2013, the Scottish government published a strategy for the support and integration of refugees and asylum-seekers.
On 6 November 2013, the Court of Appeal upheld a legal challenge by five disabled people against the Government’s decision to close the Independent Living Fund.
In November 2013, the Government published its action plan setting out how government will take forward the recommendations of the Women’s Business Council Report.
Published in September 2013 by the Alliance for Useful Evidence, this report considers whether social media data can improve the quality and timeliness of the evidence base that informs public policy.
On 14 October 2013, MEPs voted to support a requirement that companies have boards with at least 40% women.
The policy paper ‘Social mobility: the next steps’ by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission was published in September 2013.
An updated House of Commons Standard Note published in September 2013 outlines the development and operation of the Public Sector Equality Duty.