The Department for Exiting the European Union have announced that the EU (Withdrawal) Bill received Royal Assent from Her Majesty the Queen and became an Act of Parliament, in June 2018.
Only 20% (23 of 115) of those reporting incidents to Report Racism GRT had also reported the incident to the police.
This is according to the June 2018 report from Goldsmiths, University of London. This report is based on the findings from the Report Racism GRT website and analyses the cases of hate incidents and discrimination crime towards Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities.
As part of the drive to build the homes communities need, the Secretary of State for Communities has announced a multi-billion pound boost to social housing across England.
Positive Action is being chronically under-utilised, which in turn is acting as a barrier to addressing the under-representation of women in key sectors within apprenticeships and beyond.
This is according to the June 2018 report (pdf) from the Young Women’s Trust (YWT) on the attitudes towards, and use of positive action in relation to apprenticeships aimed at addressing gender inequality in the construction, engineering and ICT sectors in England.
In June 2018, the Home Office published the details of the settlement scheme for EU citizens.
The Government have confirmed that EU citizens living in the UK and their family members will need to apply under this settlement scheme to obtain their new UK immigration status.
‘Humanist marriages should be legally recognised in England and Wales’, says a May 2018 report (pdf) from the All Party Parliamentary Humanist Group.
This report looks into the legal recognition of humanist marriage in
England and Wales.
Date: 26 June 2018
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Location: International Anthony Burgess Foundation, 3 Cambridge St, Manchester M1 5BY
Join the Runnymede Trust and gal-dem as they tackle intersectional suffrage and explore the untold story of the Suffragette movement in Britain.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published their response to the consultation on transforming the response to domestic abuse (pdf), in May 2018.
The rate of change in the positions of the Minister for Women and Equalities and the Government Equalities Office (GEO) is unsatisfactory and unsustainable. It is a source of disruption and confusion, both within the Civil Service and among stakeholders.
This is from the June 2018 report (pdf) from the Women and Equalities Committee on the role of Minister for Women and Equalities and the place of GEO in government.
Employers must do more to meet their Equality Act obligations to put in place reasonable adjustments for disabled workers.
This is from the May 2018 report (pdf) from the Trades Union Congress (TUC) which looks at the disability pay gap and the difference between the average hourly pay of disabled and non-disabled people.