Tag: Equality Act

  • Stage 3 Briefing on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

    The following briefing was sent to all MSPs as a PDF on 19th December ahead of the Stage 3 Parliamentary debate on the 20th and final vote on the Bill on...

  • Sex, what’s it all about?

    Rachael Hamilton MSP: “Does the Cabinet Secretary believe that a Gender Recognition Certificate is relevant under the Equality Act or is irrelevant, because two weeks ago, the Scottish Government...

  • Stage 1 Briefing on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

    The following briefing was sent to all MSPs as a PDF on 25th October ahead of the Parliamentary debate on the 27th. Do the public support the Bill? No....

  • Letter to Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills

    We sent the following letter to Shirley-Anne Somerville (Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills) and Clare Haughey (Minister for Children and Young People) on 31st August 2022 regarding single-sex...

  • Equality Act Single-Sex Exceptions

    This is the second of two letters we sent to the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee on 30 August 2022. The first one on the impact of...

  • Impact of Second Judicial Review

    This is the first of two letters we sent to the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee on 30 August 2022. The second one on comments made by...

  • Judicial Review 2

    Following our successful appeal on the redefinition of ‘woman’ in the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018, the Inner House declared on 22 March 2022 that: While...

  • Schools must provide single-sex toilets

    As reported in the Times we wrote to all 32 local councils across Scotland on 10 June 2022 requesting they review school buildings and policies to ensure single-sex toilets...

  • Letter to Shona Robison

    We sent the following email to Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Housing and Local Government on 14 February 2022. Dear Ms Robison, We should like to thank you...

  • Joint statement in response to the EHRC intervention

    In response to the EHRC’s recent letter to the Scottish Government about reform of the Gender Recognition Act and their submission to the UK Government about conversion therapy, 20...