A new inquiry is examining the practicalities of how the Government can protect the rights of the 3 million EU citizens living in the UK after Brexit. The call for evidence closed on 7 September 2016.
The House of Lords European Union Committee published a report, ‘Children in crisis: unaccompanied migrant children in the EU’, in July 2016.
The APPG on Refugees launched an inquiry ‘Refugees Welcome?’ in July 2016. The inquiry will consider the experiences of refugees who have claimed asylum in the UK, as well as those of refugees who have arrived in the UK through other paths, such as resettlement. The deadline for submitting evidence was 1 October 2016.
The Home Office produced factsheets on the Immigration Act 2016 in July 2016.
The Trades Union Congress produced guidance, ‘Combatting racist abuse in the workplace: A TUC guide to protecting migrant and Black and Minority Ethnic workers from violence, harassment and abuse’, in August 2016.
The Trades Union Congress published in August 2016 their guidance, ‘Challenging racism after the EU referendum: An action plan for challenging racism and xenophobia’.
The Trades Union Congress published a report in August 2016, ‘Managing migration better for Britain: What the government should be doing now’.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation published a report ‘Foreign-born people and poverty in the UK’ in July 2016. The report highlights that foreign-born people are at a higher risk of poverty than UK-born people, across a range of characteristics.
Natasha Walter, Director of Women for Refugee Women, writes about the gendered cost of Brexit in July 2016.
The Trade Union Council released a press release on 13 July 2016 following polling they had conducted on voters’ opinions on Brexit. The poll showed that both Remain and Leave voters supporting maintaining vital rights like maternity leave (73% of Remain and 69% of Leave voters) and maintaining protection against discrimination at work (80% of Remain voters and 77% of Leave voters).