Government Equalities Office policy paper and upcoming consultation: The Future Operation of Civil Partnership – Gathering Further Information

The Government Equalities Office announced that it will consult on the future of civil partnerships.

This is from their May 2018 policy paper (pdf) which sets out  plans for a new consultation to assess whether there is still enough demand for civil partnerships among same-sex couples, now that marriages are available to them.  And whether there is demand for civil partnerships amongst opposite-sex couples.

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The Women’s Budget Group, End Violence Against Women Coalition and Surviving Economic Abuse report launch: Universal Credit and Financial Abuse: Exploring the Links – 20 June 2018

Date: 20 June 2018
Location: Committee Room 15, House of Commons
Time: 3.00–4.30pm

The Women’s Budget Group, End Violence Against Women Coalition and Surviving Economic Abuse will launch their new report on Universal Credit and Financial Abuse.

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Department for Education survey report: Support for Mental Health in Schools and Colleges

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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.

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