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.
Citizens Advice has published Taking Control: the need for fundamental bailiff reform in March 2017. It detailed ongoing problems with bailiff behaviour, ineffective complaints mechanisms, the difficulty of suspending bailiff action and problems arising from the new bailiff fee structure.
The Joseph Rountree Foundation and Crisis published research into homelessness in England in March 2017. The homelessness monitor is a longitudinal study, providing an independent analysis of the homelessness impacts of recent economic and policy developments in the UK.
Over the past few years, home ownership has become less affordable for young people in the UK. The Social Mobility Commission reported on the role of family support in home ownership in March 2017.
The EHRC launched an inquiry into housing for disabled people in December 2016, and called for evidence in February 2017. Submissions from disabled people and relevant organisations should be made by 18 April 2017.
The Home Affairs Select Committee conducted an inquiry into accommodation for asylum seekers and published their report in January 2017.