The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published its Strategic plan for 2012-2015 on 27 March 2012.
A briefing on ‘Human rights and the Commission on a Bill of Rights’ was published in October 2011 to inform the work of equality and human rights NGOs
On 13 December 2011, the Chair of the EHRC, gave evidence on human rights in the UK to Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights.
In June 2011, the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee held two public evidence sessions with members of the UK Bill of Rights Commission to examine their views and approach.
On 19 May 2011, the House of Lords debated the European Convention on Human Rights.
A Commission to investigate the case for a UK Bill of Rights was launched by the Deputy Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Justice in March 2011.
On 11 February 2011, the Coalition Government published the Protection of Freedoms Bill.
On 14 October 2010, the Government published the Public Body Review. The Equality and Diversity Forum issued a press statement in response to the publication.
On 10 October 2009, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) set out its plan to preserve the rights in the Human Rights Act and to protect and promote respect for human rights principles.
On 1 December 2008, protection under the Human Rights Act was extended to cover residents of independent care homes whose accommodation is publicly arranged.