Consultation on European Commission proposal for an Equal Treatment Directive

Close date: 28 July 2009

The Government consults on the European Commission's proposed Equal Treatment Directive to prohibit discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief, disability, age and sexual orientation outside the areas of employment and vocational training. The Government is consulting in particular on the impact of the proposed Directive in those areas where its proposals are, or might be, at variance with the current and proposed law, and on the impact of the proposals on individuals, business and others.
Consultation document: UK consultation on the European Commission proposal for an Equal Treatment Directive (on the Government Equalities Office website)