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Single Equality Bill

The legislation aims to harmonise existing anti-discrimination and equality legislation as far as is practicable and will update and extend existing provisions where appropriate.
The Minister with responsibility for equality John Spellar MP issued a report on 22 March 2005 summarising the responses received to a recent consultation on options for the Bill. In his statement external website of 22 March 2005 he thanked those who had responded to the consultation.
Current Research being undertaken will inform the debate around the development and content of the Bill.