Commission for Racial Equality

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Commission for Racial Equality

A publicly funded, non-governmental UK body created under the Race Relations Act 1976 to address racial discrimination and promote racial equality. The CRE works in the public and private sectors to encourage fair treatment and promote equal opportunities for all, regardless of race, colour, nationality, or national or ethnic origin; it issues Codes of Practice and provides guidance for employers and employees.
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The Campaign for Racial Equality said it had received four complaints about his comments broadcast on BBC Radio 4 last night.
Should the issue go to court, Solihull's costs could reach five figures but Hit Racism for Six, the campaign for Racial Equality in Cricket, has taken an interest in the case because of what they perceive as the league's flawed disciplinary procedures plus, more pertinently, its racial undertones.
It also emerged that Mr Townend was the only one of 659 MPs to refuse to add his name to a Campaign for Racial Equality pledge not to make race an issue in the upcoming election.
His comments came in a GMTV interview with Sir Herman Ouseley, former head of the Campaign for Racial Equality.
Mr Armstrong-Braun, who lives in Broughton,is also considering a civil case through the Campaign for Racial Equality and has complained to the Ombudsman about the failure of standards in public life.
The country's oldest cricket competition, the Birmingham and District Premier League, avoided potentially ruinous financial consequences yesterday when it successfully defended a legal action funded by the Campaign for Racial Equality.
He also reported the issue to the Campaign for Racial Equality.
The media predictably stoked the flames of what is a pathetic little controversy, and in the case of one paper even went to the ludicrous extent of inviting the Campaign for Racial Equality to criticise Finnie.
Campaign for Racial Equality chairman Gurbux Singh said: "It does present a disappointing picture.
Organised by the Campaign for Racial Equality, the Right Rev Mark Santer, Sir Edward Crew and Mr Bell prepared speeches urging people not to turn Birmingham into a race-hate battleground as happened during riots in Bradford and Oldham earlier this summer.

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