Consultation on the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010

Close date: 10 November 2010

The Government consults on secondary legislation that is needed for the single public sector equality duty that the Equality Act 2010 introduces. The new duty replaces the separate duties on public bodies relating to race, disability and sex, and also covers age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, and gender reassignment.
Consultation document: Equality Act 2010: the public sector equality duty - promoting equality through transparency (on the Government Equalities Office website)
Government response: Equality Act 2010: the public sector equality duty - promoting equality through transparency - summary of responses to the consultation (PDF format, 248K) (on the Government Equalities Office website)