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registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Department for Education more like this
answering dept id 60 more like this
answering dept short name Education more like this
answering dept sort name Education more like this
hansard heading Castes: Discrimination more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the compatibility of their decision to delay the publication of their feasibility study regarding establishing baseline data to evaluate the effectiveness of caste legislation with their commitment to open government. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Avebury more like this
uin HL3663 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-11-30more like thismore than 2015-11-30
answer text <p>This Government has been giving consideration to the legal position on caste discrimination in light of the <em>Tirkey v Chandhok</em> Employment Appeal Tribunal judgment which 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><p>Our consideration of the research report commissioned by the coalition Government, designed to determine the feasibility of conducting a national survey to quantify the extent of caste discrimination in Britain, is part of this process.</p><p>We remain mindful of the Open Government Action Plan published by the Coalition Government in 2013, to the extent that this concerns the results of commissioned research.</p><br /> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
grouped question UIN
HL3664 more like this
HL3665 more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-11-30T17:18:34.637Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-30T17:18:34.637Z
answering member
4311
label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
tabling member
1665
label Biography information for Lord Avebury remove filter
429180
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Department for Education more like this
answering dept id 60 more like this
answering dept short name Education more like this
answering dept sort name Education more like this
hansard heading Castes: Discrimination more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether it is now possible to establish baseline data that could be used to determine whether the law on caste discrimination is working effectively. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Avebury more like this
uin HL3664 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-11-30more like thismore than 2015-11-30
answer text <p>This Government has been giving consideration to the legal position on caste discrimination in light of the <em>Tirkey v Chandhok</em> Employment Appeal Tribunal judgment which 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><p>Our consideration of the research report commissioned by the coalition Government, designed to determine the feasibility of conducting a national survey to quantify the extent of caste discrimination in Britain, is part of this process.</p><p>We remain mindful of the Open Government Action Plan published by the Coalition Government in 2013, to the extent that this concerns the results of commissioned research.</p><br /> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
grouped question UIN
HL3663 more like this
HL3665 more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-11-30T17:18:34.713Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-30T17:18:34.713Z
answering member
4311
label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
tabling member
1665
label Biography information for Lord Avebury remove filter
429181
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Department for Education more like this
answering dept id 60 more like this
answering dept short name Education more like this
answering dept sort name Education more like this
hansard heading Castes: Discrimination more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what further consideration they have given to whether amending the Equality Act 2010 to include the word "caste" would change or clarify the legal position, given the provisions already in place in section 9(5)(a) of that Act. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Avebury more like this
uin HL3665 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-11-30more like thismore than 2015-11-30
answer text <p>This Government has been giving consideration to the legal position on caste discrimination in light of the <em>Tirkey v Chandhok</em> Employment Appeal Tribunal judgment which 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><p>Our consideration of the research report commissioned by the coalition Government, designed to determine the feasibility of conducting a national survey to quantify the extent of caste discrimination in Britain, is part of this process.</p><p>We remain mindful of the Open Government Action Plan published by the Coalition Government in 2013, to the extent that this concerns the results of commissioned research.</p><br /> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
grouped question UIN
HL3663 more like this
HL3664 more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-11-30T17:18:34.793Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-30T17:18:34.793Z
answering member
4311
label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
tabling member
1665
label Biography information for Lord Avebury remove filter