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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Such a situation must be put firmly on actions taken by the old Commission for Racial Equality.
In one Jasper called for the development of a "devastating critique" of Phillips's tenure in his then job as head of the Commission for Racial Equality.
The committee criticised the way the Equal Opportunities Commission, Commission for Racial Equality and Disability Rights Commission were combined into a single body.
Sales of Tintin and the Congo by Belgian author and illustrator Herge have risen by almost 4000% after being termed as "racist" by the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE), a racism watchdog in the UK.
Paul Robeson Jnr, son of the singer and activist Paul Robeson, will officially open the Croeso Project - a Commission for Racial Equality initiative to promote community understanding - on October 5 at the Princess Royal Theatre in Port Talbot.
WE note with interest that one of your correspondents on Thursday ('First to go?', 28/06/07) believes that Cymuned and other groups who condemned Thomas Cook for their disgraceful attitude towards the Welsh language (including the Commission for Racial Equality, and the National Assembly for Wales) are 'paranoid'.
A spokesman for the Commission for Racial Equality said: "We welcome any new measures introduced to address this well documented problem."
It recruits public school elite and was rapped in 1995 by the Commission for Racial Equality for "screening out" blacks.
The Commission for Racial Equality said: "Some people might find it offensive some people might not - it's a grey area."
A spokeswoman for the Commission for Racial Equality said it was a "grey area".
A BACKPACKERS' hostel in Wales is being investigated by the Commission for Racial Equality after it banned British people from staying there.
In the U.K., even Trevor Philips, head of the Commission for Racial Equality, has moved to back Jack Straw's remarks, expressing the view that the veil is "not a matter of public policy, it's a question of social etiquette and manners." And David Davis appears to agree, indicating that he would not however back a vote that formally banned veils.

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