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Equality and Human Rights Commission: Industrial Disputes

Volume 506: debated on Wednesday 3 March 2010

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality pursuant to the answer of 25 January 2010, Official Report, column 556W, on Equality and Human Rights Commission: industrial disputes, how much the Commission has spent to date on (a) internal courses, (b) external courses and (c) external trainers for staff training for employment tribunal litigation and process. (319748)

The total spent since the inception of the Commission on the 1 October 2007 on staff training for employment tribunal litigation and process is £210. This was for an external course—part of the Law Society mandatory Continuous Professional Development requirement for Solicitors.

Commission staff receive support from the Commission's in-house Corporate Law Team, which provides advice, guidance and support in relation to employment tribunal litigation and process.