‘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.
‘Social integration is a two-way process’, says the Chair of the British Academy project, Professor Anthony Heath CBE FBA.
This is from the December 2017 report from the British Academy on promoting social integration in the UK.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has published the ninth report in its World Migration series: World Migration Report 2018.
For people aged 46 – 65, those in the highest 20% income bracket have a household income about three times greater than the bottom 20%. For people aged 66 – 85, the difference is more than double.
Post-16 education and training providers need to offer greater levels of support to returning students, in particular young mothers.
This is one of the recommendations from the November 2017 Young Women’s report which exposes the extent to which many young women who are out of work are isolated, with limited support networks, and struggling to get by financially.
Poverty rates for children and pensioners are on the increase – a reversal of 20 years of reduced poverty in the UK. This is according to UK Poverty 2017, a December 2017 report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).
At least two million workers in Britain are losing over £3 billion in unpaid holiday pay and wages a year, says a November 2017 report from Middlesex University London.
A Framework for Modern Employment was published in November 2017 by the House of Commons Work and Pensions and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committees.
Some of the richest places in England like West Berkshire deliver worse outcomes for their disadvantaged children than places that are much poorer like Sunderland and Tower Hamlets.
This is from the Social Mobility Commission’ annual State of the Nation, in November 2017.