Policy paper

Equality Act 2010: The public sector Equality Duty: reducing bureaucracy. Policy review paper

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

In addition to the general Equality Duty at section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, section 153 the Act gives the Government a power to impose…

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In addition to the general Equality Duty at section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, section 153 the Act gives the Government a power to impose specific duties on certain public bodies to enable them to perform the Equality Duty more effectively.

This policy review paper outlined draft specific duties, focussing on reducing burdens and bureaucracy for public bodies and moving away from a process-driven approach to focus on transparency.

The policy review closed for public comment on 21 April 2011.

Date: Fri Jun 24 15:01:59 BST 2011

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