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Caste in Great Britain and equality law: a public consultation

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The Government Equalities Office is seeking views on caste in Great Britain and equality law.

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Consultation description

This consultation is about how to ensure that there is appropriate and proportionate legal protection against unlawful discrimination because of a person’s origins with due consideration given to how such protection would be implemented in practice.

We want to hear from employers, service providers and public authorities, as well as the wider public.

As a result of the recent General Election, the consultation has been extended beyond its initial 16 week period, for a further 8 weeks.

The closing date of the consultation is now 18 September 2017, after which no further responses will be accepted.


Caste in Great Britain and Equality Law: A Public Consultation

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Published 28 March 2017
Last updated 5 July 2017 + show all updates
  1. The closing date for responses to the consultation has been extended to 18 September 2017
  2. First published.