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Equality and Human Rights Commission

Home Department written question – answered on 2nd July 2012.

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Photo of Sandra Osborne Sandra Osborne Labour, Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the respondents to her consultation entitled Building a Fairer Britain: Reform of the Equality and Human Rights Commission published in March 2011 agreed with the proposal to remove (a) Section 3, (b) Sections 10 and 19 and (c) Section 27 of the Equality Act 2006.

Photo of Lynne Featherstone Lynne Featherstone The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

A summary of responses to the Government's consultation on reform of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, including a breakdown of the number of respondents agreeing with each proposal, was published on 15 May 2012. It is available in the House Libraries and on the Home Office website, at:

www.homeoffice.gov.uk

(a) 53 respondents agreed with the proposal to remove section 3 of the Equality Act 2006.

(b) 45 respondents agreed with the proposal to remove section 10 and section 19 of the Equality Act 2006.

(c) 61 respondents agreed with the proposal to remove section 27 of the Equality Act 2006.

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