Scottish Government, Police Scotland and Crown Office campaign: Hate Has no Home in Scotland

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More than 5,300 cases of hate crime were reported in Scotland over the past year, with many other incidents going unreported.

In partnership with Police Scotland and the Crown Office (COPFS), the Scottish Government have launched an October 2017 campaign against hate crime.

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House of Commons Library briefing paper: Migration Statistics

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The UK is among the EU countries with the largest inflows of foreign nationals, but it is not unique. In 2015, the EU countries with the largest inflows of foreign nationals were Germany (1,460,000), the UK (548,000), Spain (290,000) and Italy (250,000).

This is according to the October 2017 briefing paper (pdf) on migration statistics, by the House of Commons Library.

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CRAE briefing: Using Children’s Rights in Homelessness Policy

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The past decade has seen a huge growth in numbers of children experiencing homelessness and being forced to live in temporary accommodation. Living in temporary accommodation can result in breaches of many key children’s rights.

In an October 2017 briefing, CRAE explains how taking a children’s rights approach to homeless policy could help challenge and tackle some of these issues.

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Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices report: Intersecting Inequalities, The Impact of Austerity on Black and Minority Ethnic Women in the UK

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Female lone parents, who make up 92% of all lone parents, will lose on average services worth over £4,900.Black women are overrepresented among single parent households.

This is according to an October 2017 report from the Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices.

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Select Committee report and Government response: Adult Social Care

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The funding pressures on adult social care are having very serious consequences on the quantity and quality of care people receive.

This is according to a report on Adult Social Care (pdf) published by the the Communities and Local Government Select Committee in March 2017.

The Government responded to the report in October 2017 (pdf).

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