§ Julie Morgan
To ask the Minister if she will make a statement on the recent conclusion of the consultation on the article 13 employment and race directive. 
§ Ms Hewitt
We have had an excellent response Towards Equality and Diversity consultation: over 850 submissions from individuals, businesses—including smaller enterprises; the voluntary sector; public employers; and a wide range of representative bodies.
We are analysing the responses and will begin further consultation on may detailed issues in the autumn. We will put a summary of the results of the consultation in the Libraries of the House at the same time.