The European Commission published a report, ‘The Business Case for Diversity in the Workplace: sexual orientation and gender identity – Report on good practices’, in October 2016.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights wrote to the Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon MP, in October 2016, asking for a full explanation of the Government’s proposal to derogate from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) to protect the Armed Forces from legal claims arising from future overseas operations.
In August 2016, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) published its concluding observations on the UK’s twenty-first to twenty-third periodic reports.
‘What next after Brexit? Immigration & integration in post-referendum Britain’ was published by British Future in August 2016.
A new inquiry is examining the practicalities of how the Government can protect the rights of the 3 million EU citizens living in the UK after Brexit. The call for evidence closed on 7 September 2016.
In August 2016, Compass published an article on the gendered cost of Brexit.
The House of Lords European Union Committee published a report, ‘Children in crisis: unaccompanied migrant children in the EU’, in July 2016.
The Trades Union Congress published in August 2016 their guidance, ‘Challenging racism after the EU referendum: An action plan for challenging racism and xenophobia’.
The Women’s Budget Group have collated members’ analysis of Brexit and its potential impact on British women.
The Nobel Women’s Initiative have published a July 2016 article on Brexit – stating that Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union could jeopardize the stability of women’s rights in the UK.