The Commons Library have published an April 2018 briefing on the progress of the ‘Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Bill 2017-19’ as it completes committee stage.
The Scottish Government have published its 2016 Official Statistics for Scotland on people, communities and places. This data came from the Scottish Surveys Core Questions (SSCQ) and covers the period of 2012 – 2016.
By 2022, an estimated 7.2 million families in the UK will receive Universal Credit (UC) – 3.9 million of which will be in work.
This is according to the April 2018 report by Citizens Advice on the Universal Credit and Modern Employment.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission have released a series of infographics to illustrate key findings from their March 2018 report on the impact of tax and welfare reforms.
The gender pay gap varies markedly by age. The gap is small or negative for employees in their 20s or 30s. For older age groups, the gap widens considerably.
This is according to the April 2018 report from by the House of Commons Library on the gender pay gap.
In the UK, 63% of the population have experienced a legal problem in the last two years.
This is according to the March 2018 report (pdf) from the World Justice Project on the global access to justice.
Recent projections suggest that levels of income inequality are likely to increase over the coming years if government policy does not change.
This is according to the March 2018 research briefing paper on income inequality from the House of Commons Library.
The Government Equalities Office have published its 8th report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (pdf), in April 2018.
‘Participants who were already financially and socially vulnerable reported that Universal Credit (UC) made them to fall into a cycle of debt and serious hardship that they were now struggling to recover from.’
This is from the March 2018 report (pdf) by BritainThinks, commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, on the experiences of people living on Universal Credit.
The Equal Rights Trust have launched their 2018-2022 strategy for achieving a vision of an equal world through equality law.