The Cabinet have released their response to the Call for Evidence : Access to Elections, in August 2018.
The response includes actions to be taken forward, produced in partnership with the Government-chaired Accessibility of Elections Working Group which includes representatives from organisations acting on behalf of disabled people and from bodies which oversee and conduct elections and referendums.
Inclusion London have launched an August 2018 campaign to raise money to fund, and organise support to end disability discrimination on public transport.
Help them achieve #TransportJustice for disabled people.
783,000 people aged 16-24 were Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) in the second quarter of 2018. This corresponds to 11.2% of all people in this age group. This is according to an August 2018 House of Commons Library research briefing on young NEET people .
614,000 people migrated into the UK and 344,000 people emigrated from it, leaving an estimated net migration figure of +271,000. These figures are for the year ending March 2018, according to a Commons Library briefing paper on migration statistics.
Rosa’s Justice and Equality Fund has launched Now’s the Time – a £1 million challenge fund which asks: “What would you do toward ending sexual harassment?”.
Scope is recruiting a Senior Public Affairs Officer to help deliver their political influencing work. The position is full time and based in their newly relocated headquarters at Here East, London. The closing date for applications is 24 September 2018.
Imogen Richmond-Bishop, Coordinator of the Right to Food project at Sustain, explores the impact of Brexit on women’s food security for the EDF Gendering Brexit Blog series.
Date: 20 and 21 October 2018
Time: 08:30 – 17:45
Location: 12 Centenary Park, Coronet Way, Eccles, Salford, Manchester M50 1RE
Cost: Varied Prices
FiLiA is inviting all feminist campaigners, activists, artists, academics and revolutionaries to attend their conference. This event will bring together women fighting injustices across the world, fighting violence towards women, pay disparity, discrimination against refugees, racism, classism.
Trust for London have published an interactive data table as part of London’s Poverty Profile to show how London boroughs are doing on a suite of poverty and inequality indicators from a cross-section of topics, including: Income inequality Homeslessness Unemployment GCSE attainment Child poverty See more here.
‘The state may infringe the right to life not only because of what it has done but also what it has failed to do.’ This is according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in their August 2018 policy briefing on Grenfell and the right to life.