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Channel 4 News
Lord Shinkwin: ‘We have lost powerful voice on disability’the Lords in protest at its stance towards disabled people. Lord Shinkwin, who
Channel 4 News / Posted 11 hours ago
the Lords in protest at its stance towards disabled people. Lord Shinkwin, who uses a wheelchair, was due to be appointed as a disability commissioner at the Equality and Human Rights Commission earlier this year. But the position was then scra... Read more
13h
Ekklesia
What does the budget tell us about the government's values?is the political will. Summary of all the main Budget points from Ekklesia her
Ekklesia / Posted 13 hours ago
is the political will. Summary of all the main Budget points from Ekklesia here http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/24675 The Equality and Human Rights Commission has done an interim Cumulative Impact Assessment of austerity, which shows the poorest... Read more
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Ekklesia
Poorest hit hardest by government policies, says EHRCto tax, social security and public spending reforms, and are set to lose 10 per
Ekklesia / Posted 7 days ago
to tax, social security and public spending reforms, and are set to lose 10 per cent of their income, a new report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission has revealed. Ahead of next week’s budget, the Commission has published its independent... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Black people on Merseyside three times more likely to be stopped by policepopulation - taking into account the fact there are more white people in Liverp
Liverpool Echo / Posted 10 days ago
population - taking into account the fact there are more white people in Liverpool than any other ethnicity. The Equality and Human Rights Commission have said the figures are “disappointing” and called for a “comprehensive race strategy”... Read more
10d
birminghammail
How much more likely black people are to be stopped by copsevery year since then, black people were closer to three times as likely to be
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
every year since then, black people were closer to three times as likely to be stopped and search as white people. The Equality and Human Rights Commission have said the figures are “disappointing”, and have called for a “comprehensive race... Read more
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Daily Echo
Today is Equal Pay Day - and women are making their voices heardmust help mums and dads share caring responsibilities equally." Rebecca Hilsen
Daily Echo / Posted 14 days ago
must help mums and dads share caring responsibilities equally." Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: "What we need now is action to close the gender pay gap. "We need to radically... Read more
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14d
metro
Equal Pay Day: The gender pay gap is getting worse - not betterto remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.
metro / Posted 14 days ago
to remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions. Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: ‘What we need now is action to close the gender pay gap. ‘We need to radically... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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15d
Oxford Mail
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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15d
Gazette
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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15d
Gazette
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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15d
guardian-series
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
guardian-series / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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15d
Greenock Telegraph
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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Harrow Times
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
Harrow Times / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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Gazette News
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
Gazette News / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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Bolton News
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
Bolton News / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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15d
EveningTimes Online
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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15d
Croydon Guardian
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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15d
This is Oxfordshire
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Drive to equalise pay ‘going backwards’remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.”
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
remove the barriers that stop women getting jobs in better-paid professions.” Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “We need to radically change our workplace culture by advertising jobs as... Read more
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15d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Drive to equalise pay 'going backwards'must help mums and dads share caring responsibilities equally." Rebecca Hilsen
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 15 days ago
must help mums and dads share caring responsibilities equally." Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: "What we need now is action to close the gender pay gap. "We need to radically... Read more
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15d
North-West Evening Mail
Drive to equalise pay 'going backwards'must help mums and dads share caring responsibilities equally." Rebecca Hilsen
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
must help mums and dads share caring responsibilities equally." Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: "What we need now is action to close the gender pay gap. "We need to radically... Read more
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15d
The News and Star
Drive to equalise pay 'going backwards'must help mums and dads share caring responsibilities equally." Rebecca Hilsen
The News and Star / Posted 15 days ago
must help mums and dads share caring responsibilities equally." Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: "What we need now is action to close the gender pay gap. "We need to radically... Read more
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15d
Whitehaven News
Drive to equalise pay 'going backwards'must help mums and dads share caring responsibilities equally." Rebecca Hilsen
Whitehaven News / Posted 15 days ago
must help mums and dads share caring responsibilities equally." Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: "What we need now is action to close the gender pay gap. "We need to radically... Read more
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16d
metro
Racist landlord told 'no curry' policy is illegala disproportionately low number of them are tenants.’ In a statement, Rebecca
metro / Posted 16 days ago
a disproportionately low number of them are tenants.’ In a statement, Rebecca Hilsenrath, chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: ‘These are truly disgusting remarks as well as being unlawful instructions from a... Read more
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SKY News
Landlord Fergus Wilson's 'curry smell' ban is unlawful, court rulespeople" because he said they left a "curry smell" in the homes at the end of th
SKY News / Posted 16 days ago
people" because he said they left a "curry smell" in the homes at the end of the tenancy. He was taken to court by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, and on Wednesday, a judge at Maidstone County Court ruled such discrimination was... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Landlord who banned Indian and Pakistani tenants over curry smells ordered to drop ’abhorrent’ policyowns hundreds of properties in Kent, was handed the judgment by Judge Richard P
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
owns hundreds of properties in Kent, was handed the judgment by Judge Richard Polden in Maidstone County Court today. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) sought an injunction against him after he directed a lettings agency not to rent... Read more
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Gulf News
‘No coloured’ tenant slur puts landlord in the dockpeople because of the curry smell at the end of the tenancy.”At the time, Rebec
Gulf News / Posted 16 days ago
people because of the curry smell at the end of the tenancy.”At the time, Rebecca Hilsenrath, the chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), called the remarks “truly disgusting ... as well as being unlawful instructions... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Women "groped, assaulted and threatened with rape" over support for football team MSPs are toldsignificant distress, particularly to women and young children.” The Committee
EveningTimes Online / Posted 17 days ago
significant distress, particularly to women and young children.” The Committee meeting also heard from representatives from the Catholic Church, Church of Scotland, Scottish Council of Jewish Communities and the Equality and Human Rights Commiss... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Increase in trans support is offered as child gender fluidity rises in St Albans districtgender diverse and transgender children, it is difficult to know how many peopl
Herts Advertiser / Posted 19 days ago
gender diverse and transgender children, it is difficult to know how many people are gender-variant. Yet a survey by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, undertaken in 2012 by 10,000 recipients, suggested one in 100 people are gender-fluid... Read more
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heraldscotland
Polish migrant 'racially abused' by colleagues at Scots job centre after Brexit votePrime Minister Theresa May ordered a review into how ethnic minorities are trea
heraldscotland / Posted 20 days ago
Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a review into how ethnic minorities are treated by public services after a report by The Equality and Human Rights Commission found racial inequality remained “entrenched” in Britain. The audit is aimed at... Read more
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PRWeek UK
EHRC's Welsh campaign will aim to overcome prejudice towards refugeesrefugees Overcoming prejudice against refugees and asylum seekers in Wales is
PRWeek UK / Posted 30 days ago
refugees Overcoming prejudice against refugees and asylum seekers in Wales is the aim of a project being planned by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. The EHRC will work with up to 30 refugees and asylum seekers in Wales to create a... Read more
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4NI
Talks Begin Over Proposed Changes To Minibus Legislationto ensure any changes do not negatively impact on vulnerable groups such as dis
4NI / Posted a month ago
to ensure any changes do not negatively impact on vulnerable groups such as disabled and elderly people. "We urged them to engage with the Equality and Human Rights Commission and I welcome confirmation that this engagement h... Read more
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express
Sir Bert Massie obituary - 1949 - 2017: Leading disability rights campaigneras chairman of the Disability Rights Commission from 2000 to 2007 and was found
express / Posted 1 months ago
as chairman of the Disability Rights Commission from 2000 to 2007 and was founding commissioner of its successor, the Equality and Human Rights Commission. He was awarded the OBE in 1984, CBE in 2000 and a knighthood for “services to disabled... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Aluko praised for 'commitment to truth'the FA to "create meaningful change" by making "a heartfelt commitment to bold
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 1 months ago
the FA to "create meaningful change" by making "a heartfelt commitment to bold action within the governing body." The Equality and Human Rights Commission warned that the FA "risks losing public confidence" over its handling of the... Read more
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Football365
FA investigating England GK coach over Aluko claimadded: “Many of them have said he has brought the FA into disrepute with his pe
Football365 / Posted 1 months ago
added: “Many of them have said he has brought the FA into disrepute with his performance at the House of Commons.” The Equality and Human Rights Commission said in a statement: “The FA risks losing public confidence if it does not eradicate... Read more
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birminghammail
FA probes claim coach spoke to Eni Aluko in fake Caribbean accentadded: "Many of them have said he has brought the FA into disrepute with his pe
birminghammail / Posted 1 months ago
added: "Many of them have said he has brought the FA into disrepute with his performance at the House of Commons." The Equality and Human Rights Commission said in a statement: "The FA risks losing public confidence if it does not eradicate... Read more
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Daily Mail
FA asked SEVEN times to pursue sexism case... they did NOTHINGhappen' because of the FA's lack of diversity. 'The organisation is still insti
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
happen' because of the FA's lack of diversity. 'The organisation is still institutionally lost in the past,' he said. The Equality and Human Rights Commission said the FA risks losing public confidence over its handling of the crisis. Former FA... Read more
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Ekklesia
Why I launched the Chronic Illness Inclusion Projectinto the deserving and undeserving with their rhetoric of “those who need help
Ekklesia / Posted 1 months ago
into the deserving and undeserving with their rhetoric of “those who need help the most”. But, as recent reports by the Equality and Human Rights Commission and the UN Convention on Rights of People with Disabilities show, we are all in it... Read more
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The News and Star
Equality experts show FA a yellow card for 'appalling' treatment of Eni AlukoThe Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said the Football Associati
The News and Star / Posted 1 months ago
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said the Football Association "risks losing public confidence" over its handling of the crisis surrounding ex-England women's team manager Mark Sampson. And the Women in Football (WiF) campaign... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Equality experts show FA a yellow card for 'appalling' treatment of Eni AlukoThe Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said the Football Associati
Whitehaven News / Posted 1 months ago
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said the Football Association "risks losing public confidence" over its handling of the crisis surrounding ex-England women's team manager Mark Sampson. And the Women in Football (WiF) campaign... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Equality experts show FA a yellow card for 'appalling' treatment of Eni AlukoThe Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said the Football Associati
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 1 months ago
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said the Football Association "risks losing public confidence" over its handling of the crisis surrounding ex-England women's team manager Mark Sampson. And the Women in Football (WiF) campaign... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Equality experts show FA a yellow card for 'appalling' treatment of Eni AlukoThe Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said the Football Associati
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 1 months ago
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said the Football Association "risks losing public confidence" over its handling of the crisis surrounding ex-England women's team manager Mark Sampson. And the Women in Football (WiF) campaign... Read more
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Ekklesia
Disability Wales calls for restoration of disabled people’s rightsand responsibility for the Framework for Action on Independent Living. Confere
Ekklesia / Posted 1 months ago
and responsibility for the Framework for Action on Independent Living. Conference delegates will also hear from the Equality and Human Rights Commission on their approach to tackling the discrimination faced by disabled people. Ruth Coombs,... Read more

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