PLP's Resources Library is an online database holding PLP's guides, conference papers, published research and reports, recorded presentations, policy responses, and many other items. You can search the items by clicking a category or a tag on the left, or using the search function. Please note the content from conferences, such as papers and audio, are provided for public law practitioners. Public law is a very fast-moving area and some of the information will be out of date or overtaken by events. PLP accept no responsibility for the contents of these items.
Resources tagged with "Equality Act 2010"
October 22 2015 | Conference papers
This paper surveys the significant decisions and developments in discrimination cases this year that are likely to be of most relevance for public law claims.
May 9 2014 | Audio files
This talk and accompanying paper discusses the interaction between public law equality challenges and claims for damages for discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.
October 2 2012 | Conference papers
This paper provides an analysis of Section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, which imposes extensive legal duties on public authorities by requiring them to pay due regard to the need to eliminate discrimination and promote equality with regard to the various 'protected characteristics'. It looks at the impact of Section 149 on the requirement to consult, and the way in which public authority's own financial resources can bear upon the performances of the duty.
July 12 2012 | Conference papers
This paper proves an overview of the government's promise to reform the adult social care law, following the Law Commission's published proposals for reform of legislation governing care and support for older and disabled people, those with mental health problems and carers. It also analyses the government's response to the Law Commission's recommendations and consideration of the future reform of the law.
April 4 2012 | Conference papers
Louise Whitfield pioneered the use of the equalities duties challenge funding decisions and continues to make ground breaking cases for community groups and NGOs, using the Administrative Court. This paper explores the development of this area through the analysis of recent cases.
September 18 2011 | Conference papers
Themes in these papers include: recent decisions and possible grounds of challenge in public sector costs cases, including equality duties, legitimate expectation, vires and Wednesbury. The paper also considers the relevance of resources in this context and practical tips for bringing such challenges.