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star this property date less than 2015-10-15more like thismore than 2015-10-15
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Castes: Discrimination more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government on what date they intend to issue the public consultation on how best to prohibit caste discrimination. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
star this property uin HL2681 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-29more like thismore than 2015-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The previous government’s proposal to issue a public consultation, as a preliminary to legislation, was made before the court judgments in the <em>Tirkey v Chandhok </em>case changed the law on caste discrimination. Any continuing requirement for a consultation of this sort needs to be re-considered accordingly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2015-10-29T15:48:56.743Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-29T15:48:56.743Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill remove filter
425254
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star this property date less than 2015-11-02more like thismore than 2015-11-02
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Castes: Discrimination more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 15 July (HL Deb, col 575), whether they will clarify how the judgment in <i>Tirkey v Chandhok</i> has changed the law on caste discrimination. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
star this property uin HL3180 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
star this property answer text <p>The judgment suggests there is an existing legal remedy for claims of caste-associated discrimination, under the ‘ethnic origins’ element of Section 9 of the Equality Act 2010.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2015-11-10T16:19:06.407Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-10T16:19:06.407Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill remove filter
425255
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-02more like thismore than 2015-11-02
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Castes: Discrimination more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they next plan to consider the case for further consultation on caste discrimination. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
star this property uin HL3181 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-12more like thismore than 2015-11-12
star this property answer text <p>We are currently considering the need for a consultation on caste discrimination. This is part of our wider consideration of the implications of the Tirkey v Chandok tribunal judgments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2015-11-12T15:51:29.263Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-12T15:51:29.263Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2037
star this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill remove filter
426064
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star this property date less than 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Maternity Leave: Discrimination more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the research on maternity discrimination, <i>Pregnancy and Maternity – Related Discrimination and Disadvantage: First Findings</i>, whether they will consider extending the time limit for bringing maternity discrimination claims before an employment tribunal from three to six months. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
star this property uin HL3337 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-16more like thismore than 2015-11-16
star this property answer text <p>The government will await the final report on pregnancy and maternity discrimination and carefully consider any recommendations from the Equality and Human Rights Commission before deciding on next steps.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2015-11-16T16:42:30.127Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-16T16:42:30.127Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2037
star this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-17more like thismore than 2015-11-17
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Castes: Discrimination more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish the feasibility study of 2014 on caste discrimination. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
star this property uin HL3647 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-01more like thismore than 2015-12-01
star this property answer text <p>We are currently considering the conclusions and recommendations of the caste feasibility study as part of our wider consideration of the implications of the <em>Tirkey v Chandok</em> tribunal judgments. We will keep the House informed of further developments on this matter.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2015-12-01T17:45:18.677Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-01T17:45:18.677Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2037
star this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill remove filter
435706
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-07more like thismore than 2015-12-07
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Marriage: Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the reply by Lord Faulks on 18 November (HL Deb, col 132), whether they have commended the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 to the Northern Ireland Executive; and if not, what are the reasons behind the decision not to do so. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
star this property uin HL4281 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-21more like thismore than 2015-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government has demonstrated its commitment tomarriagefor same sex couples by introducing it for England and Wales, and haswelcomedits introduction in other jurisdictions.</p><br /><p>The UK Government recognises and respects the devolution settlement in Northern Ireland. The constitutional arrangements in place mean that any decision to extend marriage to same-sex couples in Northern Ireland is a matter for the Northern Ireland Assembly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2015-12-21T14:23:30.777Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-21T14:23:30.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-14more like thismore than 2015-12-14
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Castes: Discrimination more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 1 December (HL3647), why they have not yet published the 2014 feasibility study on caste discrimination. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
star this property uin HL4547 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-21more like thismore than 2015-12-21
star this property answer text <p>We are currently considering the conclusions and recommendations of the caste feasibility study as part of our wider consideration of the implications of the <em>Tirkey v Chandok</em> tribunal judgments. As I said in my reply of 1 December, we will keep the House informed of further developments on this matter.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2015-12-21T14:28:37.617Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-21T14:28:37.617Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-09more like thismore than 2015-12-09
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Politics: GCE A-level more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the reasons for removing the study of feminism and gender equality from the A-level Politics curriculum. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
star this property uin HL4403 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-21more like thismore than 2015-12-21
star this property answer text <p>A public consultation on reformed content for politics AS and A level closed on 15 December. The proposed new content for politics A level will require all students to study core political theories. This is an improvement on the current system which does not require students to study any political ideologies, including feminism.</p><br /><p>We are analysing the responses to the consultation and have started work with the exam boards to develop the content in light of the views expressed. We will listen carefully to the views of the sector and the wider public as part of this full consultation process.</p><br /><p>Exam boards will continue to set the detailed content of qualifications.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Nash more like this
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less than 2015-12-21T17:13:21.803Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-21T17:13:21.803Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Nash more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-24more like thismore than 2017-01-24
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Equal Pay more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the introduction of mandatory gender pay gap reporting under the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 is intended to facilitate the use by the Equality and Human Rights Commission of their enforcement powers relating to the elimination of unlawful sexual discrimination in the field of employment. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
star this property uin HL4959 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-01more like thismore than 2017-02-01
star this property answer text <p>Non-compliance with the regulations will constitute an ‘unlawful act’ and fall within the existing enforcement powers of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) under the Equality Act 2006.</p><p> </p><p>The EHRC can investigate an employer who it suspects of committing an unlawful act, with a view to making them put it right.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Nash more like this
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less than 2017-02-01T15:24:51.823Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-01T15:24:51.823Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Nash more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill remove filter