Date: 14 June 2018
Location: 251/255 Pentonville Road, London N1 9NG
Time: 9:30 – 16:00
Cost: £299.95 + VAT (early bird and member discounts available)
The British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR) and the Local Government Information Unite (LGiU) have co-organised a seminar on what the Human Rights Act means for local government.
‘Women make up 1/3 of all people living with HIV, but have been mainly invisible in the response to HIV in the UK.’ This is according to the March 2018 project report (pdf) from the Sophia Forum and Terrence Higgins Trust, which sets out clear recommendations for policy and service development to ensure that greater focus …
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‘Undocumented migrants find themselves criminalised for doing what they must to survive.’
This is according to the April 2018 guidance (pdf) from Liberty on defending migrants’ rights and tackling the hostile environment
‘Children’s centres are no longer open access. Services are ‘hollowed out’ and thinly spread in an environment of declining resources and loss of strategic direction.’
Stop Start (pdf) is the April 2018 report from the Sutton Trust on children’s centres in England.
Over 1.2 million people aged 65 and over, don’t receive all the care and support they need.
This is from the March 2018 campaign report (pdf), published by Age UK.
The Government Equalities Office (GEO) have published a March 2018 report (pdf) summarising the responses from the ‘Returning to work after time out for caring’ consultation.
‘The Government must act now to redesign the European Social Fund and avoid a potentially disastrous interruption in funding.’
This is a recommendation by the Work and Pensions Select Committee in their April 2018 report (PDF) on the European Social Fund (ESF).
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published their business plan 2018/19 (PDF), in March 2018.
This plan outlines the priorities for their work in the coming year.
‘Our evidence suggests that it is not in the UK’s interest for reciprocal healthcare arrangements to cease.’ This is according to Lords European Union Select Committee’s March 2018 report on Brexit and reciprocal healthcare.
The Department for Education has launched a March 2018 review of support for children in need.