The Scottish Government, COSLA and the Scottish Refugee Council have launched a strategy to support refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland’s communities.
New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy (pdf), published in January 2018, aims to coordinate the efforts of organisations involved in supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
The Government has responded to the review of Black, Asian and minority ethnic people’s treatment and outcomes in the criminal justice system, in December 2017.
The Public Accounts Committee launched an inquiry into mental health in prison in October 2017. A report was published in December 2017.
Sexism in schools is endemic – but it is not inevitable, finds a December 2017 report from UK Feminista and the National Education Union (NEU).
The Joint Committee on Human Rights call for written submissions on factors which may impede individuals from using the UK’s human rights framework effectively. The deadline for submissions is 26 January 2018.
Britain and the European Union’s negotiators have published a December 2017 progress report on Brexit.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has launched a December 2017 inquiry following Grenfell fire.
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 …
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Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) children accounted for 60% of all child arrests by the Metropolitan Police in 2016. This is according to figures from the Howard League for Penal Reform, compiled in November 2017 from FOI requests.
A Framework for Modern Employment was published in November 2017 by the House of Commons Work and Pensions and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committees.