EHRC review of equality and human rights law on religion or belief

On 5 October the Equality and Human Rights Commission published a Review of equality and human rights law relating to religion or belief (Research Report no. 97) by Peter Edge and Lucy Vickers of Oxford Brookes University. Their study reviews the interpretation and effectiveness of the current domestic legislative framework on religion or belief under equality and human rights law. It is based upon a detailed analysis of primary and secondary sources of UK and European law, recent research carried out by the EHRC, the academic literature, and the views of academics, legal practitioners, representatives of religion or belief organisations and representatives of other advisory and equality bodies.

The review suggests that there are a number of areas that may require further consideration: Continue reading