David Stephenson of 1 Mitre Court Chambers
gave a talk on Harassment under the Equality Act
His handout paper and slides can be viewed in the attachments
Many thanks to all those who came to the DLA conference on Monday, 17th October and helped to make it such a success.Typical comments were :
We had a very good turnout on the day which made for a convivial atmosphere and lively discussion. Particular thanks are due to our hosts, Simmons and Simmons, and especially to:
The Discrimination Law Association is extremely grateful for the generous support of this conference provided by
Discrimination Law Association response to consultation Equality Act 2010: The Public sector Equality Duty – Promoting equality through transparency
The members of the DLA wished to bring a list of issues of concern about the proposed Equality Bill to the attention of the House of Commons Committee considering the bill. This list formed ther basis of this submission to the Committee
To find out why we think that the goal of tackling socioeconomic disadvantage is important and meritorious, but one that requires a broad, thorough, well-informed and consistent approach at the highest level of policy-making in all areas of Government (central and local) from health to social welfare to housing to education to employment download a copy of our submission here.
The DLA welcomed the desire to address the issue of the imbalance in Parliamentary seats, and makes recommendations for how to use the law to achieve this.
John Wadham, Legal Group Director at the Equality and Human Rights Commission, outlines the EHRC’s duties and powers, its future programme, the Single Equality Bill, and Public Sector Equality Duties.
Guest Speaker address at DLA AGM, November 2007