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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Yesterday the company bowed down to pressure and agreed to talks with the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) and the Welsh Language Board.
When the Government announced there was to be a single equalities body, many feared it would not be as representative or as focused on tackling racial prejudice as the Commission for Racial Equality.
A spokeswoman for the Commission for Racial Equality said: "We plan to investigate the issue of segregation in more detail, taking into account race as well as class and also the impact of the changing university landscape.
It has been publicly funded, and the tour has been undertaken with the backing of the Commission for Racial Equality, whose director in Wales, Chris Myant, said, "This exhibition was originally developed as a project about the life of the black singer and political activist Paul Robeson.
The Commission for Racial Equality also expressed concern, but the university strongly denied the accusation and said it would be "taking steps" with the union to address the "inaccuracies".
Mr Williams is calling on the Commission for Racial Equality to investigate the dealings and urged them to report their findings to the police.
According to the Commission for Racial Equality the Arts Council's Decibel Penguin prize is racist because it is only open to non-whites and therefore in breach of the 1976 Race Relations Act.
The event, which is in its second year, is jointly run by the Law Society and the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) and is open to all law firms in England and Wales.
He branded the chairman of the Commission for Racial Equality a self-publicist who was "pandering to the right.
Trevor Phillips, leader of the Commission for Racial Equality, is due to publish the interim findings of the Equalities Review which he was asked to chair by the Prime Minister.
I'M with the Commission for Racial Equality which is urging the Executive to do more to help immigrants settle here.
The Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) twice found the force's race equality scheme did not meet legal requirements.

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