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registered interest false more like this
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
hansard heading Gender Recognition more like this
house id 2 more like this
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pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to tackle employment discrimination amongst transgender people. more like this
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Baroness King of Bow more like this
uin HL369 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-06-25more like thismore than 2014-06-25
answer text <p>The Government is strongly committed to advancing equality for transgender people and ending discrimination in the workplace. The Equality Act 2010 provides protection from discrimination because of gender reassignment in employment.</p><p> </p><p>In March 2011 the Government published <em>Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality: Moving Forward</em>; and in December 2011 <em>Advancing transgender equality: a plan for action</em> both of which set out the actions to be taken across Government to enhance equality for transgendered individuals. Actions included the Department for Work and Pensions and Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs improving the experiences of transgender people seeking work. These include providing employers with help on employing transgender people and ensuring training is available to Jobcentre Plus staff on the specific challenges faced by transgender people.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Northover remove filter
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less than 2014-06-25T13:59:22.5940477Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-25T13:59:22.5940477Z
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label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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label Biography information for Baroness King of Bow remove filter