APPG enquiry on refugees

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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.

TUC polling on opinions on Brexit

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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).