House of Commons Library briefing paper: Brexit – The Draft Withdrawal Agreement

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The draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement indicates that agreement has been reached on citizens’ rights. Nevertheless, EU/UK citizens’ groups still believe that significant outstanding issues related to citizens’ rights remain.

This is according to the March 2018 research briefing (pdf) from the House of Commons Library.

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Equality Impact Investing blog: Social Investment – Is it Perpetuating or Challenging Inequality and Discrimination?

Owen Dowsett from the Dartington Hall Trust’s Centre for Social Justice Innovation published a March 2018 blog on the Equality Impact Investing (EII) Project.

This project aims to better understand and improve the extent to which the UK social investment sector is tackling discrimination and advancing equality and human rights.

EDF are contributing to the development of this important project.

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Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law article: Socio-Economic Equality Duties and the Pupil Premium

Traditionally, equality law was seen as inappropriate to address socio economic inequality. But in the last decade, a growing number of equality duties have been introduced to address this persistent form of inequality. There is, however, little research on the principles that underpin these duties.

This is according to the March 2018 article (PDF) by Dr David Barrett, which seeks to address this gap through the use of data from interviews conducted with primary school personnel implementing the pupil premium.

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Migrant Rights Network guidance: Know Your Rights

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As part of the School Census, schools are now required by the Department for Education to collect the nationality and country of birth of children aged 5 – 19.

This is from the March 2018 guidance from the Migrant Rights Network which aims to help migrants understand their rights and how to assert them in 8 key areas of everyday life.

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