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Equality Bill on its way to being finalised

Fri, 16 Oct 2015

Chris Thomas MHK
Chris Thomas MHK

Efforts to rule out discrimination on the Isle of Man are taking another step forward - the Equality Bill is being finalised.

70 people came forward to share their views on the proposed legislation which will go before Tynwald - it will stamp out discrimination surrounding age, gender and sexual orientation.

It will also require organisations to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate the needs of disabled people.

It's a subject Douglas West MHK Chris Thomas has described as "shameful" in the past - he says it's time to make the situation right:  

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