Race Relations Acts 1965 - 2000
- Race Relations Act 1965
- Race Relations Act 1968
- Race Relations Act of 1976
- Races Relations (Amendment) Act 2000
- Sus Laws
- New Cross Fire
- Scarman Report
- The Murder of Stephen Lawrence and the Macpherson Report
- Equality Act 2010
- Lammy Review (2017)
- McGregor Smith Review
- Windrush Scandal
- Impacts of Structural Racism
- Some Interesting Facts and Figures from The Race Disparity Audit 2019
Equality Act 2010
The Equality Act became law in October, 2010. It replaced previous legislation (such as the Race Relations Act 1976 and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995) and ensures consistency in what employers and employees need to do to make their workplaces a fair environment and comply with the law. It brings together over 116 separate pieces of legislation into one single Act.
The Act provides a legal framework to protect the rights of individuals and advance equality of opportunity for all.
It provides Britain with a discrimination law which protects individuals from unfair treatment and promotes a fair and more equal society.
It established the Equalities and Human Right Commission
Quick Guide to The Public Sector Equality Duty – downloadable booklet.