Scottish Government can ‘ride roughshod’ over equalities law in row over definition of women in new Act
The Scottish Government has breached equality law by expanding the legal definition of the word woman it was claimed, as a judicial review into legislation which aims to make public boards gender balanced got underway.
Concerns raised over Scottish Government’s definition of the word ‘woman’
The definition of the word “woman” in a new law, which aims to achieve equal gender representation on public boards, is inaccurate and could undermine the legislation, it has been claimed.
Making definition of women trans-inclusive is unlawful, court told
Plans to expand the legal definition of the word “women” breach equality law, a senior lawyer has argued.Aidan O’Neill, QC, told a court yesterday that the government’s move to put more women on
Anger over trans woman on all-female SNP shortlist
The SNP civil war over its gender recognition proposals has intensified after a trans woman was selected for an all-female shortlist.Mridul Wadhwa, a trans rights activist who has no gender