Government Equalities Office

Government Equalities Office

An office of the British government responsible for encouraging equality for all persons in the United Kingdom regardless of gender, race, disability, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. It manages anti-discrimination legislation for the U.K. It was created in 2007.
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Alison Pritchard, Head of Strategy at the Government Equalities Office, said: "I thoroughly enjoyed the night which celebrated the fantastic work of organisations in the north east to progress the equality agenda - particularly in challenging times.
The numbers of six-figure earners have also risen at the Home Office, Government Equalities Office and the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
The Government Equalities Office could not tell the Telegraph why the decision has been delayed but said consultation is "ongoing" with no time limit or end date.
A spokesman for the Government Equalities Office said: "The narrowing of the gender pay gap is very welcome but it still remains too large, which is why the Government is committed to promoting equal pay and taking measures to end discrimination in the workplace.
The Government Equalities Office has confirmed that the majority of the Equality Act will come into force on 1 October 2010.
The two-storey meeting pod was constructed as part of a major refit at offices shared by Harriet Harman's government equalities office and John Denham's communities department.
The Government Equalities Office said that at the current rate of progress it will take 60 years for women to gain equal representation on the boards of the top 100 companies.
GORDON Brown should think himself lucky he works at No10 and not at the Government Equalities Office.
The role of Public Appointments Ambassador is part of a programme led by the Government Equalities Office and Cabinet Office to encourage more people to apply for public appointments.
Dear Editor, Last week you inaccurately reported that the Director General of the Government Equalities Office, Jonathan Rees, told the Institute of Equality and Diversity Practitioners conference in Birmingham that the Equality Bill would be accompanied by a 2,500-page document.
Government Equalities Office director general Jonathan Rees told a conference in Birmingham that consultation was under way to see whether a special case could be made to exclude barbers' shops from the legislation.
It follows a successful bid from Durham County Council to the Government Equalities Office, which is working in partnership with Broadband Delivery UK.

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