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Over the years, the DLA has established a reputation for its knowledge, expertise and understanding of discrimination law issues. Government departments and other statutory agencies regularly seek our views on changes and development in law and policy areas.

Participation from members ensures that our contributions to policy and public debates are grounded in and informed by the experiences of those affected by discrimination cases and issues on a daily basis.

This page lists all of the submissions and responses that the DLA has made to government and European Commission consultations, as well as contributions it has made to research, surveys and consultations by other organisations. The most recent submissions are listed first.

As an added resource, for some consultations we have added links to the responses from other organisations.

  1. June 2022 Review of EHRC as an NHRI - June 2022
  2. March 2022 Human Rights Act review - March 2022
  3. October 2021 WEC call for evidence - Menopause Discrimination in the Workplace - October 2021
  4. September 2021 House of Lords Liaison Committee has published its follow-up report "Equality Act 2010: the impact on disabled people" Sept 2021
  5. July 2021 DLA gives evidence to Disability Select Committee follow-up session to their Report on Disability & Equality Act 2010: July 2021
  6. January 2021 Review of EHRC as an NHRI - the DLA has submitted a response to the Review carried out by the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions via its Sub-Committee on Accreditation on the status of the EHRC as a UN National Human Rights Institution
  7. October 2020 Independent Review of Administrative Law call for evidence (questioning the Judicial Review process) - DLA response - Oct 2020
  8. April 2020 WEC inquiry on impact of Coronavirus on people with protected characteristics - your FURTHER input sought
  9. February 2020 EHRC Roundtable on reforming the Public Sector Equality Duty specific duties on Thursday, 13th February 2020 - your views sought
  10. June 2019 The use of non-disclosure agreements in discrimination cases inquiry - Women and Equalities Committee report published June 2019
  11. January 2019 Consultation on ethnicity pay reporting (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and Race Disparity Unit) Jan 2019
  12. October 2018 Enforcing the Equality Act: the law and the role of the EHRC - Inquiry by the Women and Equalities Committee - October 2018
  13. September 2017 “Caste in Great Britain and Equality Law: A public consultation” - DLA response - September 2017
  14. February 2017 Reforming the Employment Tribunal System consultation - January 2017
  15. November 2016 House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee inquiry on Ensuring strong equalities legislation outside the EU - 9 Nov 2016
  16. October 2016 Mandatory Gender Pay Gap Reporting - Public Sector Employers - October 2016
  17. May 2016 Compensation for Loss of Pension Rights in Employment Tribunals - May 2016
  18. May 2016 Access to Justice - Bach Commission call for Evidence - May 2016
  19. March 2016 Civil Courts Structure Review: Interim Report - February 2016
  20. February 2016 Gender Pay Gap - evidence to Women and Equalities Select Committee - 26 January 2016
  21. January 2016 Immigration Bill briefing note - House of Lords Committee Stage - January 2016
  22. November 2015 Women and Equalities Committee Inquiry into the Gender Pay Gap for Women over 40 - DLA response
  23. October 2015 Justice Committee: courts and tribunals fees and charges inquiry
  24. September 2015 Home Office consultation on “Reforming support for failed asylum seekers and other illegal migrants
  25. September 2015 GEO Consultation - Gender Pay Gap