It is time to implement radical and fundamental change to create a fair and humane migration governance system, says a September 2017 briefing from the Detention Forum.
Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
The Court of Appeal have restated the principle that ‘a child is foremost a child before he or she is a refugee.’This was part of a July 2017 judgement from Lord Justice Underhill and Lord Justice Gross. The guidance aims to ensure that children and other vulnerable persons have an effective right of access to Immigration and Asylum Tribunals, and a voice in the proceedings.
In July 2017, the Supreme Court ruled in favour of Unison, making workplace tribunal fees unlawful. Unison launched a legal battle which argued that the fees of up to £1,200 discriminated against women and other groups of workers.
Starting in June 2017, Liberty has launched a five-year campaign to encourage people to put decency, compassion and fairness back at the heart of UK politics.
A June 2017 House of Commons Library briefing paper provides an overview of immigration detention in the UK.
The Runnymede Trust and partners have launched a May 2017 Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain to ensure BME voices are heard.
The UK’s Information Commissioner has announced a formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes. This includes campaign practice throughout the EU referendum, and potentially the General Election.
JUSTICE have published a May 2017 guide to support politicians hold the Scottish Government to account.
End Violence Against Women has published a May 2017 manifesto, outlining priorities for ending violence against women and girls in the UK.