Encountering Bath’s historic links to slavery


Citizens Advice Bath & North East Somerset recently released an article discussing how deeply Bath’s residents were involved in slavery. To read the full article visit here, a short extract from the article can be found below.

Monday, 23 August, was International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. One of our team walked around some of Bath’s buildings with links to the Slave Trade.

Our Business Development and Marketing Manager, Douglas Eason, did the walk in his capacity as a member of the local council’s Race Panel, which seeks to tackle some of the region’s issues around race and discrimination.

You can find out more about your rights regarding discrimination on our national website by clicking here.

If you’d like to talk to an adviser about discrimination or any other issues, you can do so Monday – Friday from 9.30am to 2.30pm by freephoning 0808 278 7897


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