Liz Shannon – our Parliamentary and Policy Advisor – shares the latest update on our Brexit work, including a background briefing.
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.
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 Foreign and Commonwealth Office, HM Treasury, and Department for International Trade have launched an April 2017 consultation on the legal framework for imposing sanctions, post-Brexit. Submissions should be made by 23 June 2017.
The Fawcett Society have called for all political parties to advance equality between women and men in their 2017 Manifesto for Women.
The House of Commons Health Committee launched an inquiry in September 2016 into the impact of Brexit on Health and Social Care. A report was published in April 2017.
Launched in May 2017, ENAR’s shadow report focuses on racism and discrimination against migrants in Europe in 2015-2016.
The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights released an activity report for 2016 in April 2017.
Disability Rights UK are consulting on on what the disability rights sector should be seeking from a post-Brexit UK. Submissions should be made by 5 May 2017.
There has been a six-fold increase in the total number of child asylum applicants in the EU in the last six years. The European Commission published policy guidance on the protection of children in migration in April 2017.