Posts Tagged ‘ Poverty/social exclusion ’

The Legal Education Foundation report – Digital Delivery of Legal Services to People on Low Incomes

February 3, 2017
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The Legal Education Foundation published the latest update to their report on the digital delivery of legal services to people on low incomes in January 2017. This report is updated quarterly by Roger Smith OBE.
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CASE public lecture: the Relationship Between Inequality and Poverty – 8 February

February 1, 2017
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The Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) lecture on inequality and poverty is on 8 February 2017, 6.30pm - 8.00pm, at Hong Kong Theatre, WC2R 1DH.
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Jo Cox Commission to tackle loneliness – #HappyToChat

January 31, 2017

The Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness was launched in January 2017. It aims to start a national conversation about the scale and impact of loneliness in the UK.
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Social Mobility, the Class Pay Gap and Intergenerational Worklessness: New Insights from the Labour Force Survey

January 27, 2017
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The Social Mobility Commission published their report on social mobility, the class pay gap and intergenerational worklessness in January 2017. The report made use of new socio-economic background questions within the UK Labour Force Survey (LFS).
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Oxfam report – An economy for the 99%

January 16, 2017
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Oxfam published a report on income inequality, 'An economy for the 99%,' in January 2017. The report noted that just eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world.
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MHT Report and Government Response – The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health

January 9, 2017
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The Mental Health Taskforce produced The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health in February 2016, making 58 recommendations to achieve parity of esteem between mental and physical health. The Government responded in January 2017.
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Social Mobility Commission Report – Ethnicity, Gender and Social Mobility

January 9, 2017
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The Social Mobility Commission published a report on ethnicity, gender and social mobility in December 2016. The report provided an analysis of the effect gender, ethnicity and socio-economic status have on life chances in the education system and labour market.
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JRF Report – Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 2016

December 24, 2016
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The Joseph Rowntree Foundation published their annual report on 'Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion' in December 2016; highlighting a record high in in-work poverty.
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House of Commons Library briefing on estimating the gender impact of tax and benefits changes

December 15, 2016

The House of Commons Library published a briefing paper on estimating the gender impact of tax and benefits changes in December 2016. The briefing paper looks the basis for Labour’s claim that changes in taxes and benefits have had a disproportionate impact on women.
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Inquiry: tackling inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

December 9, 2016

The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry to look at the inequalities experienced by Gypsies, Roma and Travellers, the effectiveness of policymaking, and what action the Government can take to tackle the inequalities. The consultation closed on Friday 27 January 2017.
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Casey Review into opportunity and integration

December 9, 2016
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The Casey Review report into opportunity and integration was published in December 2016. In July 2015, at the request of the then Prime Minister and Home Secretary, Dame Louise Casey was asked to undertake a review into integration and opportunity in our most isolated and deprived communities, and this report gives the findings of the review.
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Social Mobility Commission State of the Nation report for 2016

November 23, 2016
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The Social Mobility Commission published its State of the Nation report and executive summary for 2016 in November 2016. The report assesses the progress that Great Britain has made towards improving social mobility.
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IPPR Commission on Economic Justice

November 23, 2016
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The Institute for Public Policy Research launched a Commission on Economic Justice in November 2016. The Commission will last for two years, publishing its final report in autumn 2018.
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Homeless Link resource: Migrant Destitution Toolkit

November 23, 2016

Homeless Link launched a Migrant Destitution Toolkit in November 2016. The toolkit offers practical support to improve pathways out of destitution for destitute migrants.
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End Child Poverty data: Poverty in your Area 2016

November 17, 2016
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End Child Poverty published figures on the level of child poverty in each constituency, local authority and ward in the UK in November 2016. The data by constituency is mapped out in a poverty map.
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National evaluation of the first Troubled Families Programme

October 28, 2016
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The Government published an independent review of the first Troubled Families Programme in October 2016. These independent reports make up the full evaluation of the first Troubled Families Programme which ran from 2012 to 2015.
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Inclusion London report: ‘One year on: Evaluating the impact of the closure of the Independent Living Fund’

October 28, 2016
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Inclusion London published a report, 'One year on: Evaluating the impact of the closure of the Independent Living Fund', in October 2016.
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Government consultation on caste discrimination and the Equality Act 2010

September 15, 2016
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The government is to undertake a full public consultation on the issue of caste and the Equality Act 2010. A key aim of the consultation will be to obtain the views of the public on whether additional measures are needed to ensure victims of caste discrimination have appropriate legal protection and effective remedies under the 2010 Equality Act.
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House of Commons briefing on the impact of Brexit across policy areas

September 15, 2016

The House of Commons Library published a briefing on 26 August 2016 on the possible impact of Brexit across policy areas. The areas covered include employment, immigration, police and justice, human rights, and social security.
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JRF anti-poverty strategy: We can solve poverty in the UK

September 15, 2016
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The Joseph Rowntree Foundation launched its anti-poverty strategy, 'We can solve poverty in the UK', in September 2016. The report makes clear the many links between poverty and protected characteristics, most notably the disproportionate way poverty affects women, BME and disabled people, and single parents.
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Call for input: research on the impact of public spending reductions on LBG&T people

September 15, 2016
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UNISON has commissioned NatCen to explore the impact of public spending reductions on LBG&T people. NatCen is inviting people who have used and/or provided LGB&T services to contribute to the research (before 20 September 2016).
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Consultation on a Child Poverty Bill for Scotland

August 31, 2016
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The Scottish Government is consulting on proposals for a Child Poverty Bill. The consultation opened on 8 August and closed on 30 September 2016.
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JRF report: Foreign-born people and poverty in the UK

August 5, 2016
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The Joseph Rowntree Foundation published a report 'Foreign-born people and poverty in the UK' in July 2016. The report highlights that foreign-born people are at a higher risk of poverty than UK-born people, across a range of characteristics.
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IFS report: ‘Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK’

August 5, 2016
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The IFS report 'Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK' was published in July 2016.
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Research on inequalities in outcomes in London and the North of England

August 5, 2016
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A paper published by the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at LSE suggests that the economic divergence between London and the Northern regions in England continues to grow.
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Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) – UK examination and submissions and UN review

July 8, 2016

In June 2016, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will examine the UK’s State report, on the basis of the list of issues decided upon in October 2015.
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Evidence review: ‘Creating more Equal Societies – What Works?’

July 8, 2016

'Creating more Equal Societies - What Works?' was published by the European Commission in June 2016.
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Cabinet Office consultation: Establishing common measures of socioeconomic background

June 21, 2016
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The Cabinet Office launched a consultation into developing common measures for employers on the socioeconomic backgrounds of their workforce and applicants in June 2016. The deadline for comments passed on 24 June 2016.
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Prison Reform Trust review report: In Care, Out of Trouble

June 15, 2016
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The Prison Reform Trust's independent review, chaired by Lord Laming, published its report In Care, Out of Trouble, in June 2016.
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Social Market Foundation briefing on devolution and poverty

June 15, 2016
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The Social Market Foundation published a briefing on devolution and poverty in June 2016. According to the briefing greater devolution in England has been largely framed around growth, with much less debate about the impact on poverty.
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