Rebecca Hilsenrath

Chief Executive Officer, Equality and Human Rights Commission, since 2015 (Chief Legal Officer, 2014–15)

Rebecca Hilsenrath is the Chief Executive of the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission.

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  • The effectiveness of our democratic society depends on freedom of expression, and the expression of offensive and intolerant opinions is generally not unlawful. Boris Johnson's use of language in this instance, which risks dehumanising and vilifying Muslim women, is inflammatory and divisive. Political figures should lead by example, conducting debates in a responsible manner, and language such as this can inhibit legitimate dialogue.