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The Equality Bill: How disability equality fits within a single Equality Act

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 20 April 2009.

Work and Pensions Committee

Monday 2 February 2009

Members present

Mr Terry Rooney, in the Chair Tom Levitt
Harry CohenGreg Mulholland
John HowellJohn Penrose
Mrs Joan Humble


Witnesses: Mr Rupert Harwood, Chair, Public Interest Research Unit, Mr Peter Purton, Policy Officer, Disability, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender Rights, Equality and Employment Rights Department, Trades Union Congress, and Mr James Sandbach, Social Policy Officer, Citizens Advice Bureau, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Ms Susan Scott-Parker, CEO, Employers Forum on Disability, Ms Audrey Williams, Employment Law Partner and Head of Discrimination Law, Eversheds, on behalf of the Confederation of British Industry, and Mr Colin Willman, Chairman, Education, Skills and Business Support Policy Unit and spokesperson on disability issues, Federation of Small Businesses, gave evidence.

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