‘Integration is immensely important but is not embedded in immigration policy’ says a January 2018 report (pdf) from the Home Affairs Committee.
This report sets out five key areas, where they believe reforms are needed to build consent around a fair, principled and effective immigration policy in the UK.
The UK should act upon the UN Committee’s recommendations, and this should be done with the full involvement of disabled people and their organisations.
This is from the EHRC’s January 2018 report on the UK’s work on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
“Leaving the EU need not – and should not – result in ordinary people losing existing rights.”
This is from the January 2018 report (pdf) from Liberty on the potential implications of Brexit on human rights.
The number of children living in relative poverty in the UK (after housing costs) has increased to 4 million in 2015/16, says a December 2017 report from CRAE.
The number of children living in relative poverty in the UK (after housing costs) has increased to 4 million in 2015/16.
This is from a December 2017 report from the Children’s Rights Alliance for England. This report assesses how well the Government is meeting its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Britain and the European Union’s negotiators have published a December 2017 progress report on Brexit.
The withdrawal of the European Social Fund (ESF) without a replacement programme in place, would have a serious impact on the support some of the most disadvantaged communities receive.
This is from a November 2017 paper from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and Employment Related Services Association (ERSA).
Harriet Harman MP, the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, has written to David Davis seeking urgent answers on human rights questions raised by the EU Withdrawal Bill.
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.
Although people with mental health conditions and learning disabilities are overrepresented in police custody and prison, these individuals are not always identified, nor is the system designed with them in mind.
This is from a November 2017 report from Justice which makes 52 recommendations on the criminal justice process.
The Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University have launched the Article 22 initiative in November 2017.
This project aims to identify the law and policy changes we need to secure economic, social and cultural rights in the UK.