‘Women in the UK have benefited greatly from membership of the EU/EEC’, argues Annick Masselot and Roberta Guerrina in a January 2018 article for the Cambridge University Press.
“Warning bells are sounding that rights women have gained during 42 years of EU Membership could be at risk, and in some instances wiped out.” This is according to the Deeds Not Words colloquium report, published in January 2018.
The House of Commons Library have published an overview of the Public Sector Equality Duty, contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, and Equality Impact Assessments.
Britain and the European Union’s negotiators have published a December 2017 progress report on Brexit.
‘Britain is the home of human rights’ – but Conservative voters and politicians are often seen as skeptical of our human rights framework.
The European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published the results of its second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey in December 2017. The report follows up and expands on FRA’s first major EU-wide survey on minorities’ and migrants’ experiences. The survey focuses on discrimination across the EU’s 27 member states and if there has been progress …
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.
Harriet Harman MP, the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, has written to David Davis seeking urgent answers on human rights questions raised by the EU Withdrawal Bill.
The House of Commons Library have published a November 2017 briefing on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. It addresses the Charter, general principles of EU law, and ‘Francovich’ damages.
‘Women lose more than men from reforms at every income level,’ says a November 2017 report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
This report is a summary of the first set of results from their project which looks at the effect of tax, welfare, social security and public spending.