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LSE academic announced as commissioner for the Commission for Equality of Human Rights

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Francesca Klug OBE|, LSE's Centre for the Study of Human Rights, has been announced today (Tuesday 5 December) as one of nine new commissioners for the UK Commission for Equality and Human Rights.

The UK Commission for Equality and Human Rights will act as a central point of advice and guidance on all equality and human rights issues in Great Britain from autumn 2007 and the nine commissioners will steer the Commission as it begins its journey to expand the opportunity to give more effective protection for people against discrimination.

The commissioners announced today are:

  • Kay Allen - diversity manager, BskyB
  • Jane Campbell - health and social care policy adviser
  • Kay Carberry - assistant general secretary, TUC
  • Sally Greengross - chief executive, International Longevity Centre
  • Francesca Klug -  professorial research fellow, Human Rights Centre, LSE
  • Ziauddin Sardar - writer and academic
  • Ben Summerskill - chief executive of Stonewall
  • Neil Wooding - director, Public Service Management Wales, National Assembly for Wales

To contact Francesca Klug, please email f.m.klug@lse.ac.uk| 

Press cuttings

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5 December 2006

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