There is a chronic national shortage of Gypsy and Traveller sites in England, says a December 2017 briefing (pdf) from Friends, Families and Travellers.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has published the ninth report in its World Migration series: World Migration Report 2018.
A Fairer Scotland for All, published in December 2017, sets out the key actions Scottish Government will take over this Parliamentary session to drive positive change for minority ethnic communities.
Sexism in schools is endemic – but it is not inevitable, finds a December 2017 report from UK Feminista and the National Education Union (NEU).
The Joint Committee on Human Rights call for written submissions on factors which may impede individuals from using the UK’s human rights framework effectively. The deadline for submissions is 26 January 2018.
Britain and the European Union’s negotiators have published a December 2017 progress report on Brexit.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has launched a December 2017 inquiry following Grenfell fire.
‘Britain is the home of human rights’ – but Conservative voters and politicians are often seen as skeptical of our human rights framework.
The withdrawal of the European Social Fund (ESF) without a replacement programme in place, would have a serious impact on the support some of the most disadvantaged communities receive.
This is from a November 2017 paper from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and Employment Related Services Association (ERSA).
For people aged 46 – 65, those in the highest 20% income bracket have a household income about three times greater than the bottom 20%. For people aged 66 – 85, the difference is more than double.