In anticipation of the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister’s consultation on legislation to establish the Equality and Good Relations Commission, as proposed in 'Together: Building a United Community
' (T:BUC), we held a participative event on Thursday 26th June 2014 in Equality House to discuss the three key areas highlighted below.
We believe there is a need to have a clear definition of good relations and clarity of the scope of the duties of this new Commission.
It is imperative that there should be enhanced enforcement powers.
Chief Commissioner, Dr Michael Wardlow highlights three key areas the Commission was considering.
The three key areas discussed are as follows and remain relevant as we await progress on this: