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Analysis: A lawyer's take on the Equality Bill

The Equality Bill is now in the report stage before undergoing a third reading. It has been designed to consolidate and simplify existing laws and the government has hailed it as a gateway to "a fairer future".

However, it has come under attack from a number of individuals and groups, including gay campaigners such as Peter Tatchell.

Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, Sarah Ilyas, an employment lawyer at Russell Jones & Walker, examines the impact the Bill will have on the LGBT community.

She said: "The Equality Bill proclaims to provide clarification and consolidation of the existing discrimination laws and aims to strengthen the protection provided to the LGBT community.

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July 17, 2009

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