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Department for Education more like this
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 Universities: Racial Harassment more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what proposals they will make in response to the report of the Equality and Human Rights Commission Tackling Racial Harassment: Universities Challenged, published on 23 October. more like this
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Lord Boateng more like this
star this property uin HL347 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 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
star this property answer text <p>Racial harassment is unacceptable and we cannot tolerate staff and students being victims of it at our world-leading universities.</p><p> </p><p>Higher education providers have clear responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010 and should discharge their responsibilities fully and have robust policies and procedures in place to comply with the law, to investigate and swiftly address incidents reported to them.</p><p> </p><p>The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) inquiry has made an important contribution to our knowledge of the extent of racism in higher education. The government will look closely at EHRC’s recommendations. Although some progress has been made, it is clear there is still more to do. Universities have clear responsibilities in this regard and I expect them to take these seriously.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Berridge remove filter
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less than 2019-10-31T13:45:16.55Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-31T13:45:16.55Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Boateng more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
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Department for Education more like this
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 Universities: Racial Harassment more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with Universities UK about the steps it is taking to reduce racial abuse on campuses. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL370 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 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
star this property answer text <p>Racial harassment is unacceptable and we cannot tolerate staff and students being victims of it at our world-leading universities.</p><p> </p><p>Higher education providers have clear responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010 and should discharge their responsibilities fully and have robust policies and procedures in place to comply with the law, to investigate and swiftly address incidents reported to them.</p><p> </p><p>The government will continue to work closely with partners, including Universities UK (UUK) and the Office for Students (OfS), to drive progress on matters of racial harassment and hatred in higher education. Department for Education officials meet with UUK and OfS at least quarterly to discuss progress on this area, drive momentum and communicate the government’s priorities.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Berridge remove filter
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less than 2019-10-31T13:44:37.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-31T13:44:37.697Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this