‘People in Scotland have become more critical of the way that both the UK government and the EU are handling Brexit’ says a January 2018 report (pdf) from NatCen and UK in a Changing Europe.
In this report, Sir John Curtice highlights what Scotland is making of Brexit.
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‘Women in the UK have benefited greatly from membership of the EU/EEC’, argues Annick Masselot and Roberta Guerrina in a January 2018 article for the Cambridge University Press.
Continue reading “Social Policy and Society article: Walking Into the Footprint of EU Law: Unpacking the Gendered Consequences of Brexit”
The withdrawal of the European Social Fund (ESF), without a replacement programme in place, would have a serious impact on the support some of the most disadvantaged communities receive.
This is from a November 2017 paper (pdf) from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and Employment Related Services Association (ERSA).
Continue reading “NCVO and ERSA paper: Future Employment and Skills Training for Disadvantaged Groups – a Successor to the European Social Fund”
The European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published the results of its second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey in December 2017.
The report follows up and expands on FRA’s first major EU-wide survey on minorities’ and migrants’ experiences. The survey focuses on discrimination across the EU’s 27 member states and if there has been progress since the first survey in 2008.
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Harriet Harman MP, the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, has written to David Davis seeking urgent answers on human rights questions raised by the EU Withdrawal Bill. Continue reading “Harriet Harman: Open Letter to David Davis on Brexit and Human Rights”
The Joint Committee on Human Rights has called for evidence on the human rights implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
Evidence should be submitted to the Committee by 20 November 2017. Continue reading “Joint Committee on Human Rights call for evidence: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill”
ENAR (European Network Against Racism) have launched an August 2017 survey for people who have migrated to Europe within the last five years.
The results of the survey will help ENAR speak out on migrant rights and improve services in the European Union.
Continue reading “European Network Against Racism survey: Migrants, Speak up!”
Uncertain or irregular immigration status is a known barrier to reporting abuse and a method of control used by exploiters.
This is according to an August 2017 position paper from the Exploitation Advisory Group.
Continue reading “Labour Exploitation Advisory Group position paper: Lost in Translation – Brexit and Labour Exploitation”