A July 2018 House of Commons publication compiles a reading list of briefings on Brexit since the EU Referendum on 23 June 2016.
‘We need to think about prevention not only cure. A human rights approach offers a helping hand; fresh-thinking, a framework for action, and one which places human dignity at the centre of services.’ This message is from Stephen Bowen, Director of The British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR) as they publish a factsheet on human rights and …
The Government Equalities Office have published their July 2018 LGBT Action Plan: Improving the Lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People, alongside the results of a national survey of LGBT people.
‘My vision is for a city where everyone can reach their full potential, and I am confident we can make real progress in the years ahead’.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has set out his vision for an inclusive London in his May 2018 strategy (pdf).
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, the Office for Civil Society, and Tracey Crouch MP have launched a June 2018 consultation to tackle the long-term challenge of loneliness.
The government are asking organisations with expertise and experience in tackling loneliness to provide views on the Strategy framework they are developing.
The survey will close on on 20 July 2018.
The Government’s NHS funding announcement is significant but isn’t enough. This is according to the June 2018 report by Institute for Government on funding health and social care.
We’re all ageing. Yet ageism is the most commonly experienced form of prejudice and discrimination. This is according to a report on old age by the Royal Society on Public Health (RSPH), which argues that ageism harms the public’s health.
If slow growth in productivity is the ‘new normal’, the same will be true for living standards growth. This is according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies June 2018 report; Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK.
The UK was ranked ninth out of 28 countries for the size of its social protection expenditure in 2015. This is according to ONS data published in June 2018 on social protection in the UK and how it compares with selected European countries in 2015.
The NHS will receive increased funding of £20.5bn in real terms per year by the end of the 5 years compared to today, This is according to the Government announcement on Monday 18 June of a 5-year NHS funding plan.