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Trevor Phillips, EHRC chairman, leaves next month

Race row erupts at equality watchdog as staff say all managers will be white

Ethnic minorities, women and disabled staff go in latest redundancies

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Thirty-two years after the first black officer Norwell Roberts applied to the Metropolitan Police “as a joke” the inquiry into the Stephen Lawrence murder investigation released its report. Apparently little had changed.

Ministers failed to take full account of cuts impact, says equality watchdog

Ministers failed to take account of how key elements of its public sector cuts programme would impact on women, ethnic minorities and the disabled, Britain’s official equality watchdog concludes today.

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Ken Livingstone was dealt a fresh blow last night when it emerged the Commission for Racial Equality had referred his remarks about a journalist to a local government watchdog to see whether he had breached the Race Relations Act.

School system 'is failing black boys'

Ofsted, the school inspectorate, has started to judge schools as failing because their teachers are not promoting racial equality, the head of Britain's anti-racist watchdog claimed yesterday.

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