In July 2017, the Supreme Court ruled in favour of Unison, making workplace tribunal fees unlawful. Unison launched a legal battle which argued that the fees of up to £1,200 discriminated against women and other groups of workers.
In this country, as a result of discrimination, too many people are held back because of who they are rather than what they do, finds a July 2017 Bright Blue report.
The Government Equalities Office (GEO) launched a public consultation on caste in Great Britain and Equality Law in March 2017. Responses must be made by 18 July 2017, and in particular, views are sought on ensuring legal protection against caste discrimination.
In a June 2017 position paper, Just Fair and Doctors of the World identify data-sharing between NHS and the Home Office as a threat to patients’ human rights.
The UN asked for more information on how the UK is implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in April 2017. The UK Government responded in July 2017.
The Department of Health and Care Quality Commission have published information on the Quality Matters initiative. This initiative, launched in July 2017, aims to improve adult social care.
The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill has been published. Here’s our response.
Starting in June 2017, Liberty has launched a five-year campaign to encourage people to put decency, compassion and fairness back at the heart of UK politics.
Our country has reached an inflection point, says a June 2017 report from the Social Mobility Commission. If we go on as we have been, the divisions that have opened up in British society are likely to widen.
A June 2017 House of Commons Library briefing paper provides an overview of immigration detention in the UK.