Britain and the European Union’s negotiators have published a December 2017 progress report on Brexit.
The Committee for Employment and Social Security are seeking expert advice to help them to decide which jurisdiction to model the new Disability Equality Legislation on.
A December 2017 ‘request for quotation’ has been published on the States of Guernsey’s website. Submissions close on 2 January 2018.
Although people with mental health conditions and learning disabilities are overrepresented in police custody and prison, these individuals are not always identified, nor is the system designed with them in mind.
This is from a November 2017 report from Justice which makes 52 recommendations on the criminal justice process.
‘Women lose more than men from reforms at every income level,’ says a November 2017 report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
This report is a summary of the first set of results from their project which looks at the effect of tax, welfare, social security and public spending.
More than 100,000 women and girls in the UK are at risk of and living with the consequences of female genital mutilation, forced marriage and so called ‘honour-based’ violence.
This is according to the October 2017 report from End Violence Against Women (EVAW) and Southall Black Sisters.
In 2007–08, the conviction rate for hate crime cases was 79.8%. In 2016–17 this rose to 83.4%, an increase of 3.6 percentage points.
This is from the Crown Prosecution Service’s annual hate crime report, in October 2017.
The timing of benefit payments needs to be more flexible to fit the diverse needs of different families.
This is one of the recommendations from the Resolution Foundation’s report on the Universal Credit (UC) system, in October 2017.
We stand together to support all victims of hate crime to achieve equal treatment before the law.
Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published an August 2017 strategy to reduce pay gaps in Britain.