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Northern Ireland: Equality Commission

Volume 699: debated on Wednesday 12 March 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

With which Northern Ireland Members of the Legislative Assembly, Members of Parliament and Peers the chairman of the Equality Commission has had meetings since his appointment. [HL2185]

I refer the noble Lord to the Written Answer given on 28 February (Official Report, col. WA 137).

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether an equality impact assessment was prepared for the Northern Ireland Equality Commission's most recent allocation of funding; if so, whether they will place a copy in the Library of the House; and if not, why not. [HL2190]

I refer the noble Lord to the Written Answer given on 28 February (Official Report, col. WA 137).

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Why the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland uses the Irish language on its website but not Ulster Scots when both languages are recognised as equal under the Belfast Agreement of 1998. [HL2218]

I refer the noble Lord to the Written Answer given on 28 February (Official Report, col. WA 137).

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many cases have been referred to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland each year since its creation; how many have been supported by the commission; and of those how many have been successful in court. [HL2219]

I refer the noble Lord to the Written Answer given on 28 February (Official Report, col. WA 137).