There’s no evidence that social housing allocation favours migrants, says an August 2017 briefing from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST).
Very significant differences in typical incomes and employment between ethnicities remain, finds an August 2017 briefing by the Resolution Foundation.
In June 2017, the House of Commons Library published a briefing paper with key statistics on ethnic minority representation in Parliament, the civil service and other public sector organisations.
Protecting workers’ rights is key to preventing modern slavery. And a significant proportion of workers’ rights in the UK stem from EU law, warns a July 2017 briefing by the Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group.
The Children’s Rights Alliance (CRAE) has published two child-friendly resources on children’s rights.
Key Issues 2017 is a series of short briefings on the topics that will take centre stage in UK and international politics in the June Parliament.
More than a million households living in private rented accommodation risk of becoming homeless by 2020, finds a June 2017 report by Shelter. And the most important factor here is the shortfall between housing benefit and the cost of private renting.
Think Business, Think Equality (developed by Close the Gap) have in June 2017 launched an online self-assessment tool for small and medium businesses to find out how their business can benefit from improved gender diversity.
Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are attacked and harassed because they are seen as different, says a June 2017 Amnesty International briefing. And the response from authorities is inadequate.
A June 2017 House of Commons Library briefing paper provides statistics on poverty in the UK.