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.
Continue reading “Bright Blue and Joseph Rowntree Foundation report: Burning Britain?”
‘There are no quick fix solutions. The enactment of new legislation to protect human rights post Brexit is probably best left for after Brexit, allowing for broader consultation and reflection’.
This is according to Professor Mark Elliott who published a February 2019 article exploring how human rights should be protected in the future post Brexit.
Continue reading “Public Law for Everyone: Human Rights Post-Brexit, the Need for Legislation?”
‘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”
Bindmans published a November 2017 article questioning the recent ruling by the Independent Press Standards Organisation that Islamophobic reporting by the Sun did not breach the Editors’ code of practice.
Continue reading “Bindmans blog: What Will We Do About the IPSO Problem, Then?”
The Law Society Gazette published a November 2017 article on the Law Society’s report on the growing evidence that the government’s legal aid cuts have been a false economy.
Continue reading “The Law Society Gazette article: Legal Aid Cuts Shown Up as False Economy – New Research”
‘Equality is a right, not a hand-out or a tool for political negotiations.’
Oxford Human Rights Hub have published the conclusions a September 2017 workshop on the impact of Brexit on equality law.
Continue reading “Oxford Human Rights Hub: the Impact of Brexit on Equality Law”
Nuno Ferreira, Professor of Law, Sussex Law School, University of Sussex asks whether children should be denied entry to premises simply on the basis of their age and argues that ‘it is time to revisit our equality legislation’ Continue reading “‘No children allowed’ – Truly second-rate citizens?”
Ebony Riddell Bamber, Research and Impact Director, shares her thoughts from our September thought leadership seminar with the Research Network Advisory Group.
Research is essential to our shared objectives of promoting equality and human rights, both in terms of enabling evidence-based policy-making and effective strategic communications. We brought together some members of our Research Network to assess the current landscape, what our direction of travel should be, and which obstacles we might need to tackle on the way. Continue reading “Thought Leadership from our Research Network Advisory Group”
‘Glass floors and slow growth: a recipe for deepening inequality and hampering social mobility’ by Abigail McKnight and Richard V. Reeves argues that ‘policy-makers interested in improving social mobility may need to take more radical steps to reduce economic inequality’. Continue reading “LSE blog: Glass floors and slow growth”