Date: Thursday 28 June 2018 Time: 6pm – 9pm Location: Malet Suite, Student Central, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HY Cost: Free This event by Migrants Organise, Liberty, Global Justice Now and partners explores issues around the hostile environment. Find out more.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published their response to the consultation on transforming the response to domestic abuse (pdf), in May 2018.
The Home office have produced a May 2018 user guide (pdf) to their statistics. This resource provides figures on the levels and trends in numbers of people who are covered by the UK’s immigration control and related processes, based on a range of administrative and other data sources used.
Jo Chimes, Everyday Equality project lead, shares her thoughts on our recent conference, Everyday Equality: challenging discrimination in welfare benefits.
During our Everyday Equality conference in London on 10 May 2018, we launched our online handbook Practical Equality Rights in Welfare Benefits Advice. At the event, we heard many brilliant insights about the challenges and opportunities of using equality rights in welfare benefits advice.
We’ve launched our online handbook, Practical Equality Rights in Welfare Benefits Advice, in May 2018 . This handbook will help everyone working in welfare benefits advice to make practical use of the Equality Act to solve everyday discrimination problems and fill the ‘discrimination advice gap’.
The APPG on Hate Crime have launched the ‘How do we build community cohesion when hate crime is on the rise?’ inquiry in May 2018.
This inquiry aims to gather evidence of how hate speech and hate crime impact on communities. With the findings, the APPG will make recommendations on how to strengthen community cohesion.
Despite the Home Office’s recognition that integrating refugees in the long-term is as important as addressing immediate needs, there is an absence of a national integration strategy.
This is according to the May 2018 report on the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (pdf) by the Independent Chief Inspector for Borders and Immigration.
The House of Commons Library have published a May 2018 briefing paper, which provides links to a selection of debates that have referenced Brexit in the title or during a debate in 2018.
The Welsh Government have launched a March 2018 consultation seeking views on their plan to tackle inequalities and poverty experienced by refugees and asylum seekers across Wales.
This consultation closes on 25 June 2018.
In Theresa May’s first speech as Prime Minster, she proclaimed her Government’s mission was to tackle ‘burning injustices’ in Britain. But preparing for Brexit has dominated Government thinking since then.
This is according to the May 2018 report on ‘burning injustices’ in Britain (pdf), by Bright Blue and Joseph Rowntree Foundation.