Blair feels pressure in row over gay adoption

The Equality Act 2006, which is due to come into force in April and which will replace a number of equality bodies with the Commission for Equality and Human Rights, has already been substantially approved by the British parliament.

27th January, 2007

The Equality Act 2006, which is due to come into force in April and which will replace a number of equality bodies with the Commission for Equality and Human Rights, has already been substantially approved by the British parliament.

Schools, businesses and other agencies will be forbidden from refusing services on the basis of age, disability, gender, race or religion. According to British prime minister Tony Blair, a final decision on extending the same protection to...

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