The NHS England should update their data monitoring systems, as a matter of urgency, to include Gypsy and Irish Traveller categories, as per the 2011 Census.
This is one of the recommendations from the Traveller Movement’s report (pdf), in September 2017.
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Young Muslims from poorer backgrounds experience lack of access to networks, contacts and resources.
This is according to a September 2017 report (pdf) from the Social Mobility Commission.
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Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
This is according to a September 2017 briefing paper (pdf) from the House of Commons Library. This report focuses primarily, though not exclusively, on issues and policies relating to Gypsies and Travellers in England.
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‘Conservatives today are sceptical of the Human Rights Act’, finds an August 2017 Bright Blue report.
Fighting for Freedom (pdf) explores the development and importance of human rights in England. In particular, it examines the historical and philosophical relationship between conservatism and human rights.
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In August 2017, Galop published their first online anti-LGBT+ hate crime report.
The Online Hate Crime Report 2017 (pdf) presents evidence on the scale and nature of online hate crime and hate speech against LGBT+ people in the UK.
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How are women represented in public life, the professions and the boardroom?
The House of Commons Library published a July 2017 briefing paper (pdf) which aims to answer the question by providing key trends and statistics.
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Black workers with degrees face a 14% pay gap (£2.63 less per hour), while those with higher education certs and diplomas face a 20% gap (£2.98 less per hour).
This is according to an August 2017 analysis by the Trades Union Congress.
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The earnings gap between men with richer parents and their counterparts from less well-off backgrounds is widening.
This is according to an August 2017 working paper (pdf) by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). Continue reading “Institute for Fiscal Studies working paper: Intergenerational Income Persistence Within Families”
The Court of Appeal have restated the principle that ‘a child is foremost a child before he or she is a refugee.’
This was part of a July 2017 judgement from Lord Justice Underhill and Lord Justice Gross. The guidance aims to ensure that children and other vulnerable persons have an effective right of access to Immigration and Asylum Tribunals, and a voice in the proceedings.
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