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Review of Polling Districts, Places and Stations in Wellingborough

NREC received this email today: This email is sent to inform you as a representative of a charitable organisation or recognised third party who work on behalf of those with protected characteristics, disabilities and minority groups, that the council’s review … Continue reading

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Wellingborough Equality Action – First meeting being held

The first meeting of a new equality and human rights group, operating under the auspices of NREC, will be meeting for the first time on Wednesday September 18th at 7.00pm. It will take place at Azuka House, Elsden Road, Wellingborough. … Continue reading

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Reflecting on diversity and inclusion in Higher Education

My own interest in equalities has been developing for a number of years, more explicitly in the past few, as I’ve been leading on a research project exploring diversity and equality issues in higher education. In the early days of … Continue reading

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What is an “illegal immigrant”?

There is a great deal of confusion about what is and is not an “illegal immigrant”, in the current context of those crossing the Channel by boat, and recent statements by Johnson et al. It is not “illegal” to try … Continue reading

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Enforcing the Equality Act: the law and the role of the Equality and Human Rights Legal aid for victims of discrimination

On 19 June 2019 the Equality and Human Rights Commission published a report into access to legal aid for discrimination cases. Their support echoes what many legal organisations have been stating for years: that people are facing “unnecessary barriers of … Continue reading

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Government consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/consultation-on-sexual-harassment-in-the-workplace

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Human Rights

Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms that we all exercise every day. And, like air, we often take them for granted. Our human rights are based on the values we hold dear – things like dignity, fairness, equality, … Continue reading

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