Health and Social Care Committee and Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee report: Long-term Funding of Adult Social Care

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In the social care sector, there will be a funding gap of £2.2–£2.5 billion in 2019–20.

This is according to a June 2018 joint report by the Health and Social Care and Housing, Communities and Local Government Committees on the long-term funding of adult social care.

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House of Commons Library report: Brexit – The Exit Bill

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After the UK leaves the EU, it is expected to make a contribution towards the EU’s outstanding financial commitment. The UK Government estimates that the settlement will cost around £35 billion-£39 billion.

However, it is very difficult to put definitive figures to the settlement as the actual payment will be based on outturns – rather than current estimates – which depend on future events.

This is according to the July 2018 report from House of Commons Library on the the exit bill.

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PolicyBristol Hub article: Furthering Women’s Democracy in a Brexit Environment

We must widen understanding about the impact on women otherwise those who are disadvantaged the most by reason of ethnicity, class, income and citizenship will be truly left behind by Brexit.

This is according to a June 2018 article by PolicyBristol Hub which summarises discussions from a symposium on women’s equality and Brexit.

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Young Women’s Trust report: Equality at work? Positive Action in Gender Segregated Apprenticeships

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Positive Action is being chronically under-utilised, which in turn is acting as a barrier to addressing the under-representation of women in key sectors within apprenticeships and beyond.

This is according to the June 2018 report (pdf) from the Young Women’s Trust (YWT) on the attitudes towards, and use of positive action in relation to apprenticeships aimed at addressing gender inequality in the construction, engineering and ICT sectors in England.

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British Library and Runnymede Trust: Race Relations: An Act? – 6 July 2018

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Date: 6 July 2018
Time: 19:00 – 20:30
Location: Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
Cost: £10 full price / £7 concessions

Join the British Library and Runnymede Trust as they discuss the four Race Relations Acts since 1965 alongside the impact of immigration legislation.

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