People with the poorest personal well-being were most likely to be economically inactive because of self-reported long-term illness or disability. A July 2018 report by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) identifies the factors common amongst those with the lowest levels of personal well-being.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has opened a call for applications for its Integrated Communities Innovation Fund. Applications for this first stage close on 20 August 2018.
Humanists UK are recruiting a full-time Press Manager in London. The closing date for applications is 13 August 2018.
Since 1918, 490 women have been elected to parliament. In 2018, there are 209 women MPs. For every woman currently in the House of Commons, there are twice as many men. A visual essay by 50:50 Parliament illustrates the history of gender representation in the House of Commons, with detailed demographics and policy implications.
National Aids Trust are looking for a part-time paid intern in London to support the delivery of a new digital project. The closing date is 22 July 2018. Find out more and apply.
47% of Britons think that immigration has a “good” impact on the economy – 14% higher than two years earlier The 35th edition of the NatCen British Social Attitudes survey asks: How will Britain navigate the global, social, economic and Brexit challenges of the near future?
The Brexit negotiations remind us that gender, racial and class inequality in the top echelons of policymaking remains alive and kicking. At the start of the Brexit negotiations in June 2017, Columba Achilleos-Sarll writes asks “Where are the women?” in an article for the UCL Brexit blog.
Families need a third more income to make ends meet, and pensioners need twice as much, compared to 2008. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has published a 2018 update of the Minimum Income Standard (MIS) for the UK and a report on continuity and change in household budgets and living standards over the last ten years.
Citizens Advice is recruiting a Policy Researcher based in London or Cardiff. The application deadline is 20 July 2018.
A July 2018 House of Commons publication compiles a reading list of briefings on Brexit since the EU Referendum on 23 June 2016.