The RSA Inclusive Growth Commission published a report ‘Putting Principles into Practice’ in March 2017. The guide explored the ways in which prosperity could be spread more widely, ahead of the Commission’s final report.
The Fawcett Society published a briefing on the gender pay gap by ethnicity in Britain in March 2017. The analysis revealed real inequalities, with some minority ethnic groups making strides while pay for others lags behind.
The House of Commons published a debate pack on protecting civil society space across the world in January 2017. The pack was prepared ahead of the debate on ‘Protecting civil society space across the world’, to be held on Thursday 26 January.
The House of Commons Library published a briefing paper on estimating the gender impact of tax and benefits changes in December 2016. The briefing paper looks the basis for Labour’s claim that changes in taxes and benefits have had a disproportionate impact on women.
Homeless Link launched a Migrant Destitution Toolkit in November 2016. The toolkit offers practical support to improve pathways out of destitution for destitute migrants.
The House of Commons Library published a briefing on 26 August 2016 on the possible impact of Brexit across policy areas. The areas covered include employment, immigration, police and justice, human rights, and social security.
In June 2016, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) will examine the UK’s State report, on the basis of the list of issues decided upon in October 2015.
Leading equality and human rights barristers from Cloisters chambers give a monthly practical insight into key legal developments.
The Social Market Foundation published a briefing on devolution and poverty in June 2016. According to the briefing greater devolution in England has been largely framed around growth, with much less debate about the impact on poverty.
A House of Commons Library briefing paper on Welfare reform and disabled people was published in April 2016. It provides an overview of the benefits changes introduced since 2010 affecting disabled people and their families, looks at the impact of the changes, and summarises responses from disability organisations and others.