The House of Lords Constitution Committee published a report The ‘Great Repeal Bill’ and delegated powers in March 2017. The report set out recommendations for limiting constitutional risks posed by the Great Repeal Bill.
The TUC published an analysis of maternity pay in March 2017. Based on research from the International Network on Leave Policies and Research, the TUC found that British mothers get one of the lowest amounts of decently-paid maternity leave in Europe.
The House of Commons Library published a briefing on the UK’s Universal Periodic Review by the UN Human Rights Council in March 2017. The briefing provided a summary of the UPR and an overview of the review process, including our Government’s response.
The Children’s Commissioner for England submitted evidence to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in February 2017. This included recommendations to inform the Committee’s examination of the UK Government.
Young Minds and the National Autistic Society launched a March 2017 campaign to improve the rights of young people in inpatient units. The campaign called for NHS England to adopt the Always Charter, which set out twelve rights that young people in inpatient units and their families should always have.
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights published a report on integrating migrants, refugees and their descendants into the EU in March 2017. The report identified and compared policies across the EU in areas important for successful integration.
From 13 – 19 November 2017, the Houses of Parliament will celebrate UK Parliament Week.
The Department of Health published the guidance Social Work: Essential to Integration in March 2017.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission published a five-point plan for equality and human rights after Brexit in March 2017. The Commission encouraged all political parties to pursue five priorities to protect and promote equality and human rights in the UK.
Date: 14 November 2017
Location: City of London venue (to be confirmed)
IPPR is inviting you to their conference on the economy. The event will explore the future prospects for the economy and the priorities for Government.