The Scottish Government launched a consultation on climate change legislation in June 2017. The Scottish Human Rights Commission has responded, recommending that the Government “explicitly integrate human rights into the heart of the legislation.”
The Minister for the Constitution has launched a September 2017 call for evidence, asking how people with disabilities experience registering to vote and voting itself. Responses must be given by 14 November 2017.
The Scottish Government has published a July 2017 consultation paper asking for views on how public authorities can meet the requirements of the new socio-economic duty.
The Government Equalities Office (GEO) has announced new proposals to streamline and de-medicalise the process for changing gender. A consultation on the Gender Recognition Act 2004 will be launched in Autumn 2017.
The Government Equalities Office and Department for Education have launched a survey to understand the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people living in the UK, in July 2017.
The Government Equalities Office (GEO) launched a public consultation on caste in Great Britain and Equality Law in March 2017. Responses must be made by 18 July 2017, and in particular, views are sought on ensuring legal protection against caste discrimination.
The Mayor wants to hear from individuals and organisations that can help him and the GLA group make London a more inclusive city. Responses must be received by 11 September 2017.
Instead of protecting children who have fled to Europe for safety, Government is failing them, finds a July 2017 report by the Human Trafficking Foundation.
Shaping Our Lives is applying for funding to do a study into the experiences of disabled people who have been foster carers or have applied to become a foster carer but have been unsuccessful.
The European Commission has launched a May 2017 consultation on social inclusion and shared values for young people. And in particular, how education and non-formal learning can help create more socially cohesive societies.