Commission for Racial Equality


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Commission for Racial Equality

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) a body of fourteen members appointed by the Home Secretary under the Race Relations Act 1976 to enforce the provisions of that Act. Abbreviation: CRE
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Until recently the organisation qualified for regular grants from the Commission for Racial Equality.
The Commission for Racial Equality in Wales branded the campaign leaflet as 'shocking' and Welsh Labour also apologised.
North Wales Police diversity officer Greg George said: ``This is an unique opportunity for North Wales Police to work closer with North Wales Race Equality Network and the Commission for Racial Equality to promote good race relations in North Wales.
A court case, brought by the Commission for Racial Equality against King, heard that a bouncer had turned away a group of Asian students from the Archaos club saying: "Your lot cause trouble here.
Welsh Liberal Democrats leader Mike German is urging the Commission for Racial Equality in Wales to investigate a leaflet distributed in Ely during last year's council elections.
The Commission for Racial Equality investigation into Wood's complaint is expected to take six to eight weeks.
Today, Birmingham's only ethnic minority MP, Khalid Mahmood, described the figures as "hugely disturbing" while the Commission for Racial Equality said they confirmed "the urgency" with which racism in schools needed to be tackled.
Shahid Malik, a member of Labour's national executive and the Commission for Racial Equality, said he would be seeking a meeting with Mr Blunkett to clarify his "disturbing" remarks.
The statement read: 'Following an urgent review by the Commission for Racial Equality concerning West Midlands Police's race equality scheme, we have been notified that our scheme is now fully compliant with the CRE's requirements.
But Commission for Racial Equality spokesman Chris Myant said: "When the CRE gives its support it's because we have considered the evidence and believe there is a case to answer.
He also objected to the Commission for Racial Equality asking MPs not to play the race card in the 2001 election.
The Commission for Racial Equality has ordered the owner of the launderette in Barry to remove the notice or face court action.

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