Equalities

On this page you will find campaign responses related to the Government Equalities Office. They have responsibility for:

  • improving equality and reducing discrimination and disadvantage for all in the UK; improving people’s life chances at work, and in public and political life
  • taking the lead on the Equality Act 2010 and being the lead department on gender, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGB&T) issues in government including the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, and Civil Partnership Act 2004
  • supporting and implementing international equality measures in the UK, including our international commitments to:
    • the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
    • the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

Campaigns

Black Lives Matter

I totally abhor racism and believe it has no place in our society, nor in any. The United Kingdom is a diverse country where many peoples from all over the world have found a home in peace and security, and there are still more who aspire to come here.