Joint Committee on Human Rights report: Proposal for a draft British Nationality Act 1981 (Remedial) Order

Joint Committee on Human Rights

It cannot be right in principle that entitlement to British nationality still varies according to whether it is one’s mother or one’s father who is British, or whether one’s parents are married or not. 

This is from the May 2018  report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights which examines the Government’s proposed Remedial Order to amend the British Nationality Act of 1981. 

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights report: Challenges Facing Civil Society Organisations Working on Human Rights in the EU

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

Just as human rights need civil society, civil society organisations need their human rights to be protected to carry out their work.

This is from May 2018 report summary from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) on the different types of challenges faced by civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU.

Ministry of Justice policy paper: Education and Employment Strategy 2018

Ministry of Justice

Not only are many ex-offenders often unprepared for employment on release in terms of their skills and training, but there remains a stigma among some  employers about hiring people with a criminal conviction.

The ministry of Justice have launched a May 2018 strategy (pdf) to help adult prisoners develop their learning and skills and secure and sustain employment after they leave custody.

House of Commons Library research briefing: Brexit – Parliament’s Role in Approving and Implementing Agreements with the European Union

The House of Commons logo.

There is no domestic legal or constitutional requirement for a vote to be held in Parliament to approve the Withdrawal Agreement before it is concluded by the UK and the EU under Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union (TEU).

This is from the May 2018 research briefing from the House of Commons Library on the role of parliament in the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.