EHRC has welcomed the Joint Committee on Human Rights recommendation that our powers to tackle breaches of human rights should be strengthened and our resources increased says David Isaac, EHRC Chair.
Changes to legal aid have left many people unable to enforce their human rights, according to a group of MPs and peers.
Ahead of next week’s Report Stage of the Trade Bill, please find below the summary of a briefing from the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
We have promised the world we will demonstrate diversity both on and off the field - let’s hope we can also lead by example and ensure human rights, write Alex Norris and Baroness Young
The Equality and Human Rights Commission have responded to Red Cross calling for 28 day immigration detention limit.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has produced a briefing for Lords Committee Stage of the Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill.
Ministers will take action to end conversion therapies which claim to “cure” peoples’ sexuality under new measures to tackle the inequalities faced by LGBT people in Britain.
The British government turned a blind eye to the United States' "inexcusable" treatment of terror detainees in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, a powerful parliamentary committee has concluded.
This is the UK Independent Mechanism’s (UKIM) briefing in contribution to the Westminster Hall Debate taking place today concerning the Government's response to the report of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
This briefing identifies issues to be addressed that have implications for Article 6 (the right to a fair trial) under the European Convention of Human Rights, and are relevant to the requirements of the public sector equality duty under the Equality Act 2010.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has produced a briefing for Lords consideration of Commons amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, taking place on 18 June
Upholding the rights of people affected by dementia is the central focus for the APPG’s activity in 2018 and beyond, writes APPG Co-Chairs, Debbie Abrahams MP and Baroness Greengross.
As the EU (Withdrawal) Bill returns to the House of Commons this week, MPs will have a unique opportunity to ensure that there will not be any diminution in people’s rights when we leave the EU, says David Isaac, Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Thirteen NHS organisations have agreed to review their NHS Continuing Healthcare policies following the threat of legal action by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
Please find below a response to the Hackitt review from the Equality and Human Right Commission
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has produced a briefing for the Third Reading of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill
Below is the briefing prepared by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (the Commission) in contribution to the upcoming Question for Short Debate on 10 May concerning the case for a disability commissioner on the Commission.
The Government will fully investigate the Home Office errors that led to the damning Windrush scandal, Theresa May announced today.
A powerful committee of MPs today dealt a major blow to Theresa May as it tore into the Government over its attempts to tackle modern slavery.
Theresa May dealt a fresh blow to Amber Rudd today as she revealed targets to boot illegal immigrants out of Britain were in place during her own time as Home Secretary.
Theresa May is poised to appoint a new Home Secretary after Amber Rudd dramatically quit last night over the Windrush scandal. Here are the runners and riders with odds from Ladbrokes.
Ministers should put national identity cards “back on the agenda” in the wake of the Windrush scandal, two former home secretaries have said.
More than 200 MPs from across the political divide have joined forces to demand protections for Windrush migrants are stamped into law.
Sajid Javid has launched an impassioned plea for voters not to abandon the Conservatives at the upcoming local elections in the wake of the Windrush scandal.