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Castes: Discrimination

Question for Women and Equalities

UIN 217000, tabled on 3 December 2014

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, pursuant to the Answer of 13 October 2014 to Question 209041, what assessment she has made of the implications of the findings of the final report on estimating the extent of caste-based discrimination in the UK on the timescale for the publication of a consultation on caste discrimination.

Answered on

10 December 2014

We are currently considering the form and timing of the public consultation in the light of ongoing caste discrimination litigation in the Employment Appeal Tribunal. We will await the outcome of the judgment before deciding in what form to issue the public consultation.

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Women and Equalities