‘Our approach to social care is unsustainable, not least because we wait until care needs are acute before we address them.’
The New Economics Foundation has published a August 2018 report on sustainable social care in the UK and the role of community businesses.
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Domestic legislation already exceeds EU-required levels of employment protections in a number of ways.
This is according to guidance published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on workplace rights in the case of a ‘No Deal’ Brexit.
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‘There is an equality argument for closing pay gaps: no one should be at a disadvantage because of their gender, ethnic origin or disability status.’
This is according to an August 2018 report by the EHRC on measuring and reporting on disability and ethnicity pay gaps.
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783,000 people aged 16-24 were Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) in the second quarter of 2018. This corresponds to 11.2% of all people in this age group.
This is according to an August 2018 House of Commons Library research briefing on young NEET people .
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People on incomes 10% to 30% below the minimum income standard are being excluded from legal aid.
This is according to a March 2018 report by the University of Loughborough, commissioned by the Law Society on access to justice.
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614,000 people migrated into the UK and 344,000 people emigrated from it, leaving an estimated net migration figure of +271,000.
These figures are for the year ending March 2018, according to a Commons Library briefing paper on migration statistics.
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Imogen Richmond-Bishop, Coordinator of the Right to Food project at Sustain, explores the impact of Brexit on women’s food security for the EDF Gendering Brexit Blog series.
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The latest House of Lords Brexit round-up is a digital resource that includes links to key reports, analysis and debates on Brexit by the Lords across topic areas.
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Trust for London have published an interactive data table as part of London’s Poverty Profile to show how London boroughs are doing on a suite of poverty and inequality indicators from a cross-section of topics, including:
- Income inequality
- GCSE attainment
- Child poverty
See more here.
‘The state may infringe the right to life not only because of what it has done but also what it has failed to do.’
This is according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in their August 2018 policy briefing on Grenfell and the right to life.
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