Home Affairs Committee inquiry and report: Hate Crime – Abuse, Hate and Extremism Online

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Social media platforms are being used to spread hate, abuse and extremism. This practice remains unchecked and, even where it is illegal, largely unpoliced.

The Home Affairs Committee report on hate crime (pdf), published in April 2017, found it “shockingly easy” to find examples of abuse online.

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Work and Pensions Committee report and inquiry: Victims of Modern Slavery

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The Government estimates that there are between 10,000 and 13,000 potential victims of modern slavery in the UK, originating from around the world and the UK itself.

Published in April 2017, this Work and Pensions Committee report (pdf) aims to develop stage two of the UK’s counter-slavery policy.

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WEC inquiry and report: Building for Equality – Disability and the Built Environment

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The Women and Equalities Committee published a report on disability and the built environment in April 2017

The accessibility of our homes, buildings and public spaces is an issue not just for those of us with a permanent physical disability. With an ageing population, it is likely that more and more of us will experience reduced mobility in our lifetime. Continue reading “WEC inquiry and report: Building for Equality – Disability and the Built Environment”