JUSTICE has produced a briefing on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, ahead of its second reading in September 2017.
This briefing considers the effect of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (the Bill) and the risks and opportunities it presents to equality and human rights law. It outlines areas where the EDF proposes to support amendments to the Bill which aim to achieve our policy objectives, which are to:
These FAQs provide an overview of a selection of legal issues affected by Brexit. They aim to clarify the current state of the law, and anticipate how the law might be affected after the UK withdraws from the EU.
Protecting workers’ rights is key to preventing modern slavery. And a significant proportion of workers’ rights in the UK stem from EU law, warns a July 2017 briefing by the Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group.
Key Issues 2017 is a series of short briefings on the topics that will take centre stage in UK and international politics in the June Parliament.
Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are attacked and harassed because they are seen as different, says a June 2017 Amnesty International briefing. And the response from authorities is inadequate.
Liz Shannon – our Parliamentary and Policy Advisor – shares the latest update on our Brexit work, including a background briefing.
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.
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.
The House of Commons Library published a report on the starting points of British and EU institutions at the beginning of the Article 50 process.