Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe

Northern Ireland Office written question – answered on 23rd February 2016.

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Photo of Lord Laird Lord Laird Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether membership of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe requires them to regard all citizens in the UK to be equal and thus requiring equal treatment by law.

Photo of Lord Dunlop Lord Dunlop The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland

In the UK, The Equality Act 2010 legally protects people from discrimination in the workplace and in wider society.

The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has many commitments that recall that all persons are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to the equal protection of the law.

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