The UK Government is beginning to understand the costs and compromises that will be needed to achieve a successful outcome in Brexit negotiations.
With a disability employment gap of 38.5%, London is wasting huge opportunities to make the economy bigger and fairer.
This is according to the May 2018 publication by Trust for London and Social Market Foundation on disabled people and employment.
School staff hope a preventative strategy would reduce the chances of children and young people reaching crisis point and needing more targeted support.
This is from the May 2018 survey report which explores what schools and colleges across England are doing to support pupils’ mental health.
Those who are pessimistic about young adults’ chances of enjoying better living standards than their parents outnumber optimists by five to one.
This is according to the May 2018 report on intergenerational fairness (pdf) by the Resolution Foundation.
Housing is the cornerstone of independent living, yet many disabled people live in homes that do not meet their requirements.
This is according to the May 2018 report on housing and disabled people in England, Wales and Scotland by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
In Theresa May’s first speech as Prime Minster, she proclaimed her Government’s mission was to tackle ‘burning injustices’ in Britain. But preparing for Brexit has dominated Government thinking since then.
This is according to the May 2018 report on ‘Burning Injustices’ in Britain (pdf), by Bright Blue and Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
‘The proportion of children in relative low income is expected to increase to 37% in 2021/22 – the highest level for as long as we have consistent data.’
This is according to an April 2018 House of Commons briefing paper on poverty in the UK.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published an April 2018 handbook (pdf) on the Equality Act, for those advising on discrimination cases in England and Wales.
In July 2015, the Government announced that it would delay reforms of social care funding from April 2016 to April 2020.
In response, the House of Commons Library have published a February 2018 briefing paper outlining the postponement of these reforms.