The Committee for Employment and Social Security are seeking expert advice to help them to decide which jurisdiction to model the new Disability Equality Legislation on.
A December 2017 ‘request for quotation’ has been published on the States of Guernsey’s website. Submissions close on 2 January 2018.
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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 (pdf) 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.
Continue reading “Young Women’s Trust final report: Young, Female and Forgotten?”
The Joint Committee on Human Rights call for written submissions on freedom of speech in universities. The deadline for submissions is 15 December 2017. Continue reading “Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry: Freedom of Speech in Universities”
The Joint Committee on Human Rights call for written submissions on the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (Remedial Order) 2018 (HFEA). The deadline for submissions is 8 January 2018.
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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 (pdf), a December 2017 report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF). Continue reading “Joseph Rowntree Foundation report: UK Poverty 2017”