Published in September 2013 by the Alliance for Useful Evidence, this report considers whether social media data can improve the quality and timeliness of the evidence base that informs public policy.
On 14 October 2013, MEPs voted to support a requirement that companies have boards with at least 40% women.
The policy paper ‘Social mobility: the next steps’ by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission was published in September 2013.
An updated House of Commons Standard Note published in September 2013 outlines the development and operation of the Public Sector Equality Duty.
On 6 September 2013, the independent Steering Group’s report of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) review and Government response were published.
The University of Derby’s Religion and society project published the project results and a policy brief in September 2013.
In August 2013, Compact Voice and the Office for Civil Society published a joint action plan which sets out clear activities for both to strengthen use of the Compact across government departments.
Following a challenge to the ‘Go Home’ vans pilot, the Government confirmed that if any further such campaigns are planned, it would carry out a consultation.
In July 2013, the Government published a note setting out the timetable and process for the introduction of caste legislation.
EDF, many EDF members and other organisations submitted responses to the Government’s call for evidence to inform the review of the Public Sector Equality Duty.