The House of Commons Library have published a November 2017 briefing on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. It addresses the Charter, general principles of EU law, and ‘Francovich’ damages.
Liberty, Amnesty International UK, the Public Law Project and JUSTICE have issued a joint briefing on the rights implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
The fifth round of Brexit negotiations ran from 9 to 12 October 2017. Some progress was made in the areas of citizens’ rights and the Irish border, but not on the ‘divorce bill.’
The past decade has seen a huge growth in numbers of children experiencing homelessness and being forced to live in temporary accommodation. Living in temporary accommodation can result in breaches of many key children’s rights.
In an October 2017 briefing, CRAE explains how taking a children’s rights approach to homeless policy could help challenge and tackle some of these issues.
The Home Office have updated their statutory guidance on slavery and human trafficking in business and supply chains.
It is time to implement radical and fundamental change to create a fair and humane migration governance system, says a September 2017 briefing from the Detention Forum.
Protecting workers’ rights is key to preventing modern slavery. And a significant proportion of workers’ rights in the UK stem from EU law, warns a July 2017 briefing by the Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group.
The Children’s Rights Alliance (CRAE) has published two child-friendly resources on children’s rights.
A June 2017 House of Commons Library briefing paper provides an overview of immigration detention in the UK.
Singer’s films highlight the importance of the Human Rights Act for ordinary people. Her latest film, directed by Nick Pilton, is The Boy Who Changed The Law.