Key Issues 2017 is a series of short briefings on the topics that will take centre stage in UK and international politics in the June Parliament.
More than a million households living in private rented accommodation risk of becoming homeless by 2020, finds a June 2017 report by Shelter. And the most important factor here is the shortfall between housing benefit and the cost of private renting.
Generational wealth progress has gone into reverse, finds a June 2017 report from the Resolution Foundation.
Published in June 2017, the Social Mobility Commission’s barometer report finds a deep inter-generational divide in Britain.
The Runnymede Trust and partners have launched a May 2017 Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain to ensure BME voices are heard.
The Equality Trust has published its annual Wealth Tracker. This May 2017 report examines the wealth of Britain’s 1000 wealthiest citizens, and how this increase in wealth could have been spent differently to help address social problems in Britain.
Published in April 2017, the aim of the Work and Pensions Committee’s report on victims of modern slavery (pdf), is to begin with the Government, the development of stage two of their country’s counter-slavery policy that builds on the 2015 legislative framework.
The Women and Equalities Committee’s inquiry into the accessibility of our homes, buildings and public spaces made a call for written submissions. The deadline was 12 October 2016.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees published a report on the experience of new refugees in the UK in April 2017. This report aims to answer the question – to what extent are refugees welcome in the UK?
Shelter, in partnership with ComRes, published an April 2017 report exploring the relationship between housing and mental health.