Policy Development

Parliamentary Briefing: Localism Bill 2011

Written by:
Runnymede Trust, Race on the Agenda (ROTA)
Read time:
6 minutes

Parliamentary briefing from the Runnymede Trust and Race on the Agenda (ROTA) on the Localism Bill 2011. While the briefing acknowledges that the bill may present an opportunity for BME communities, there is concern around the impact of the proposed opt out clause. Potentially freeing local authorities from their obligations under the Equalities Act 2010, the proposed changes are likely to present a challenge to equality of opportunity.

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