Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

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EHRC urged to investigate ministers for 'equality failures' in Covid response
Exclusive: TUC, Amnesty and others say decisions have worsened impact on women and watchdog should act

Alexandra Topping

15, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Barrister in racism row previously fired by council over anti-migrant rhetoric
Jon Holbrook, who caused outcry with ‘stroppy teenager of colour’ tweet, was sacked from Brighton council legal team

Molly Blackall and Maya Wolfe-Robinson

01, Feb, 2021 @1:44 PM

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Parent condemns barrister over 'stroppy teenager of colour' tweet
Mother of Ruby Williams, sent home from London school over afro hairstyle, calls Jon Holbrook’s tweet ‘shocking’

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

26, Jan, 2021 @1:56 PM

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The EHRC has not lost its independence | Letter
Letter: Kishwer Falkner, chair of of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, writes in response to the ex-chair’s claim that the regulator is under pressure to support the government’s agenda


21, Jan, 2021 @5:49 PM

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EHRC undermined by pressure to support No 10 agenda, says ex-chair
Exclusive: David Isaac’s criticism follows series of controversies surrounding equality watchdog

Haroon Siddique

18, Jan, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The Guardian view on disability rights: a deficit of attention | Editorial
Editorial: Twenty-five years after discrimination was outlawed, progress towards inclusion and equality has gone into reverse


20, Dec, 2020 @6:38 PM

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Unilever pledges to protect staff with afros and dreadlocks
Firm signs Halo Code after survey finds one in five women feel pressure to straighten hair

Robert Booth and Sally Weale

09, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Allegations of Islamophobia in the Labour party go far beyond one party donor | Owen Jones
The party has launched an investigation into David Abrahams, but more needs to be done to earn the trust of British Muslims, says the Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

04, Dec, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The EHRC report is clear: the Home Office is trampling on people's rights | Daniel Trilling
On immigration, the distinction between citizen and non-citizen is far more blurred than the politicians in charge recognise, says author Daniel Trilling

Daniel Trilling

01, Dec, 2020 @1:52 PM

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Politicising the EHRC? Five controversial appointments
Giving a minister responsibility for picking commissioners has led to growing criticism

Haroon Siddique

30, Nov, 2020 @2:00 PM

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EHRC board member under scrutiny over social media use
Alasdair Henderson liked post describing words misogynist and homophobe as ‘highly ideological propaganda terms’

Haroon Siddique

30, Nov, 2020 @2:00 PM

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The Conservatives are hollowing the state and consolidating power: democracy is at stake | Andrew Fisher
While Michael Gove quotes Marxist theorists, his party is undermining the liberal principles of truth, fairness and accountability, writes former Labour adviser Andrew Fisher

Andrew Fisher

30, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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