UK Equality Act 2010 query
Bukkie Agunkeop made this Informationsfreiheit request to Gerichtshof der Europäischen Union
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Dear Court of Justice of the European Union,
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
Please supply any information or detail any involvement that your organisation or anyone within your organisation had, in any format, containing any data that was utilised within the decision making processes and subsequent enactment of the "Equality Act 2010" within the United Kingdom.
I’m very interested in why the Equality Act 2010 was not implemented in its entirity, especially ''Part 1 Socio-economic inequalities'' and why ''Socio-economical inequalities under the Public Sector Equality Duty'' will not be coming into force, paying due regard to the United Kingdoms obligations as a member of the EU when the Equality Act 2010 was enacted.
I rely on the states obligations under the following:
Art. 2, Para. 2, of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
UN, CESCR (2009), General comment No. 20: Non-discrimination in economic, social and cultural rights (art. 2, para. 2, of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights), UN Doc. E/C.12/GC/20, 2 July 2009, paras. 24-26 and 35.
5.9. Social origin, birth and property, Handbook on European non-discrimination law - 2018 edition.
Please supply in Data format through email.
We have received your request regarding access to documents related to the
decision making processes and subsequent enactment of the "Equality Act
2010" within the United Kingdom.
It does not appear that the Court of Justice of the European Union would,
as a matter of principle, systematically receive and hold such documents,
which are produced by the Member States and their authorities.
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