‘We have heard what needs to change: the stigma associated with social housing, the need for landlords to listen to residents and the desire for a culture of accountability and respect.’ This is according to the August 2018 Social Housing Green Paper, which proposes ‘fundamental reform’.
The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry on health and social care and LGBT communities to consider whether provision is adequate, whether discrimination is still occurring, and what more needs to be done to improve access to health and social care. The deadline for submissions is 5 October 2018.
The Work and Pensions Committee are relaunching an inquiry into the Benefit cap, in August 2018.
The deadline for written submissions is 10 September 2018.
The Department of Transport and the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles have launched a July 2018 consultation to inform the Future of Urban Mobility strategy and help guide the government’s approach to emerging mobility technologies and services in cities.
The consultation closes on 10 September 2018.
The Cabinet Office is seeking views on proposed changes to electoral law aimed at improving political debate, and helping electors to make an informed decision at the ballot box. The consultation closes on 22 October 2018.
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration has launched a call for evidence as part of its inquiry into intergenerational connection. The deadline for submissions is 7 September 2018.
The Women and Equalities Committee opened an inquiry on 30 July 2018 to find out how to achieve widespread compliance with the Equality Act 2010. The deadline for submissions is 5 October 2018.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights has opened an inquiry on Immigration Detention. The deadline for submissions is 7 September 2018.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is researching the design of the 2021 Census, in relation to long-term health problem or disability question. They have opened a survey for data users.
The survey closes on 3 August 2018.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights has invited submissions on issues related to poverty and human rights in the UK. The deadline for submissions is 14 September 2018.