In Theresa May’s first speech as Prime Minster, she proclaimed her Government’s mission was to tackle ‘burning injustices’ in Britain. But preparing for Brexit has dominated Government thinking since then.
This is according to the May 2018 report on ‘burning injustices’ in Britain (pdf), by Bright Blue and Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Ebony Riddell Bamber, Research and Impact Director, shares her thoughts from our September thought leadership seminar with the Research Network Advisory Group.
‘Glass floors and slow growth: a recipe for deepening inequality and hampering social mobility’ by Abigail McKnight and Richard V. Reeves argues that ‘policy-makers interested in improving social mobility may need to take more radical steps to reduce economic inequality’.
Koldo Casla from Just Fair (EDF Associate) writes about the need for a socio-economic duty under s1 Equality Act 2010.
In August 2016, Compass published an article on the gendered cost of Brexit.
The Women’s Budget Group have collated members’ analysis of Brexit and its potential impact on British women.
In April 2016, Trust for London in partnership with the RSA, assembled an expert panel to debate the issue of inequality in London.
My Spare Room, documents through photographs and first-hand accounts those hit by the government’s punitive ‘bedroom tax’.
On 1 July 2015, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith, announced new legislation to replace the Child Poverty Act 2010.
For Human Rights Day 2014, Zoe Williams asks why we are ignoring the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child when it comes to child poverty and access to food. Read more here. Posted 10 December 2014