In late May 2017, the British Humanist Association (BHA), the national charity representing non-religious people in the United Kingdom and the Crown dependencies, will become Humanists UK.
Inclusion London are supporting disabled Londoners to make sure their voices are heard in the June general election – with a series of resources published in May 2017.
The Sutton Trust have published a May 2017 Mobility Manifesto which sets out ten practical policy steps to put social mobility at the heart of the 2017 election campaign.
The UK’s Information Commissioner has announced a formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes. This includes campaign practice throughout the EU referendum, and potentially the General Election.
14 million people live in poverty in the UK. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation maps how risk factors for poverty vary across Great Britain. The interactive tool provides you with a constituency level snapshot of where high levels of working age poverty are most likely to exist.
René Cassin have published a May 2017 briefing on human rights issues for our next Government. It includes five questions for local candidates to assess their commitment to human rights and social justice.
The Legal Action group has published a series of articles on the tricky issue of using the common law for the protection of human rights, in May 2017.
On 4 May 2017 the UK’s human rights record will be examined by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The UK’s overall human rights record was last reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council in 2012, which resulted in 132 recommendations for improvement.
The NHS published an interactive report in April 2017 on the potential differences in the treatment, health status, and outcomes of people with learning disabilities.
The Parliament’s Education Service launched a March 2017 series of lesson plans that look at equality laws and change over time.