The House of Commons Library have published a November 2017 briefing on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. It addresses the Charter, general principles of EU law, and ‘Francovich’ damages.
The House of Commons Library have published a November 2017 briefing on the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill 2017-19.
Liberty, Amnesty International UK, the Public Law Project and JUSTICE have issued a joint briefing on the rights implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) measurement framework is a new “lever for change.”
The fifth round of Brexit negotiations ran from 9 to 12 October 2017. Some progress was made in the areas of citizens’ rights and the Irish border, but not on the ‘divorce bill.’
Incomes are not keeping up with prices, and the living standards of ordinary working families are being eroded.
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.
Concerns have been raised about sexual harassment in all stages of education.
The Home Office have updated their statutory guidance on slavery and human trafficking in business and supply chains.
The Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, has called for a “wholesale shift in the scale of ambition across Government and the NHS on children’s mental health care.”