Among people aged 16-24, unemployment rates were highest for people from a Black background (26%) and from a Pakistani or Bangladeshi background (23%) in the year to March 2018.
This is from the August 2018 report from the House of Commons Library on unemployment trends in the UK.
‘Most people in Scotland (59%) identify as Non-religious’, says an August 2018 report (pdf) from Humanist Society Scotland on religious affiliations and beliefs in Scotland.
“You can be under the age of 25 and living on your own, like me, and you get less pay than someone in the same situation as you but who is older. Age is the only difference”. This is from the July 2018 report (pdf) from Young Women’s Trust on the discrimination young people face when …
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The EU referendum could have resulted in a Remain victory had it not been for a range of austerity-induced welfare reforms. This is according to research by Thiemo Fetzer, from the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy at the University of Warwick.
Even after the inclusion of state benefits, families with children face higher levels of poverty than other demographic groups. The Children’s Commissioner for England and IFS have published a June 2018 report which measures total public spending on children, including benefits, education spending, services for vulnerable children and healthcare.
In 50 years’ time, there are likely to be an additional 8.6 million people aged 65 years and over – a population roughly the size of London. This is according to an August 2018 article by the Office for National Statistics on the UK’s ageing population.
‘Leaving the EU will change the constitutional arrangements of the UK in relation to the devolution settlements’, says a July 2018 report from the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee.
Date: 11 September 2018 Time: 16:00 – 17:30 Location: Wilson Room, Portcullis House, Westminster, London SafeLives’ latest report, produced with Stonewall and Galop, will be launched at this event. The report focuses on the experiences of victims and survivors of domestic abuse who identify as LGBT+, and the multiple barriers they face when trying to access …
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The Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) explains that although UK workplace pension schemes tend to operate on a national basis, they want access to investment opportunities and service providers in the EU.
This is from an August 2018 briefing from the House of Commons Library on the potential implications of Brexit for EU pensions
‘Relative child poverty may have risen to its highest rate in at least 15 years, despite high levels of employment’ says the annual Living Standards Audit (pdf) from the Resolution Foundation, in July 2018.