fairness commission


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Noun1.fairness commission - a commission delegated to ensure opportunities for the expression of opposing views
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
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"It's why we've established our Fairness & Wellbeing Action Group, which is turning the recommendations of the Fairness Commission - set up by the Labour administration in the last council term - into real action to ensure we build a society in North Lanarkshire that is truly for the many and not the few.
"That's why we have delivered the award-winning Club 365 and established our fairness and wellbeing action group, which is turning the recommendations of the Fairness Commission set up in the last council term into real action.
Other announcements include the next step in our plan to tackle NHS waiting times backed by a PS70m investment, the establishment of a Social Justice and Fairness Commission, and an upcoming consultation on how to meet the UN's gold standard on children's rights.
The social justice and fairness commission tasked with outlining all this in detail will sure have its work cut out to live up to that billing.
It has form in these things, having previously been one of several mainly London authorities to establish a Fairness Commission.
Since retiring from the university she has continued to work in the higher education sector as a consultant and has worked closely with Newcastle City Council on projects such as the Fairness Commission and Learning Challenge.
Cllr Hont is to take on the role of member for social inclusion, fairness and equalities, and will build on work he has been doing for Mayor Anderson on the Fairness Commission set up by the council 18 months ago.
The 15-member special panel that on Tuesday wrapped up its work on taxation in Massachusetts is called the Tax Fairness Commission, but given the tenor of its work, it might well be called the Pointless Commission.
The New York State Tax Reform and Fairness Commission published its 150-page final report in November 2013 (http://www.governor.ny.gov/assets/ documents/greenislandandreportand appendicies.pdf).
That is why we have put such an emphasis on the principles of fairness identified by the Newcastle Fairness Commission. We will make difficult and often unpopular decisions in the months ahead, but fairness will be at the heart of everything we do.
Inanattempt to tackle this, Plaid is setting up its own Fairness Commission to draw up a blueprint of measures that could radically change the tax system.
Four years later, the Fairness Commission, chaired by Don Fowler of South Carolina, expanded the role of superdelegates to include all Democratic Senators and members of Congress for the 1988 convention.

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