Browsing: Equality Act 2010 and disability committee

Politics Baroness Brinton head and shoulders

The government is failing to protect disabled people from discrimination, according to the conclusions of a nine-month investigation by a House of Lords committee. The Equality Act 2010 and disability committee has concluded that laws designed to address disability discrimination were “not working in practice”, while government spending cuts were having “a hugely adverse
Independent Living Head and shoulders of Justin Tomlinson giving evidence to a parliamentary committee

The minister for disabled people has failed six times to explain which minister and government department campaigners should approach to lobby about the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF). Justin Tomlinson was asked by the disabled peer Baroness [Jane] Campbell to tell disabled people which minister had responsibility for ILF and “over-arching decision-making
Human Rights Andrew Brenton giving evidence to the committee, watched by his wife

Two couples who have taken disability discrimination cases through the legal system have told a committee of peers about the barriers they have faced in trying to secure justice. Michèle and Andrew Brenton, and Jeanine and David Blamires, had been asked to give evidence in person to the Equality Act 2010 and disability committee,
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