Ebony Riddell Bamber, EDF Research and Impact Director, writes about our February 2017 Brexit and Equality seminar.
Nicky Hawkins reflects on what we can learn from 2016.
Angela Patrick, from Doughty Street Chambers, produced a background paper for the Thomas Paine Initiative, entitled ‘Mapping The Great Repeal: European Union Law And The Protection Of Human Rights’, published in December 2016. In addition to the report Angela has also written a blog for RightsInfo, who have produced a video summary of the report.
The Scottish Parliament Information Centre published a briefing on the impact of Brexit on equalities and human rights in October 2016. The briefing considers the impact Brexit will have on equalities and human rights. The focus is on legislation which has a basis in EU law, the protections currently offered, and what this could mean in the future.
The House of Commons Library published a briefing paper on Brexit and employment law in November 2016. The briefing focuses on key differences between domestic and EU employment law, and discusses the Government’s position on the topic.
The Trades Union Congress published in August 2016 their guidance, ‘Challenging racism after the EU referendum: An action plan for challenging racism and xenophobia’.
‘What to do if you’re worried about racism: EU referendum factsheet’ was published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in July 2016.
The Fundamental Rights Agency published their opinions from their 2016 report in June 2016. This short publication condenses FRA’s views on current challenges in the EU fundamental rights field, noting both progress made and persisting obstacles.
Law Centres Network prepared twelve guides in 2016 on employment, housing, immigration, right to reside, health, social care and other topics. The guides are aimed at EU citizens and others willing to better understand EU rights and entitlements.
Leading equality and human rights barristers from Cloisters chambers give a monthly practical insight into key legal developments.