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Commission for Racial Equality

Volume 712: debated on Monday 5 October 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many former staff of the Commission for Racial Equality received redundancy payments; and how many of those were subsequently employed by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. [HL5178]

72 Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) staff received redundancy payments via the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme. The CRE may have made direct payments to staff over retirement age. The Equality and Human Rights Commission subsequently re-engaged seven former employees of the CRE on short term consultancy contracts. More information about the re-engaged staff can be found in the EHRC Annual Report and Accounts 2006-08.