Joint Committee on Human Rights report: Legislative Scrutiny, The EU (Withdrawal) Bill – a Right by Right Analysis

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The Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) have considered the human rights implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.

The Committee have also ‘pressed the Government for the publication of its Memorandum on the European Convention on Human Rights’.

This is from the JCHR’s January 2018 report (pdf) which analyses the Bill.

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House of Commons Library briefing paper: People with Disabilities in Employment

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People with disabilities have an unemployment rate of 9.0%. The unemployment rate for people without disabilities was 3.8%.

This is according to the January 2018 paper (pdf) from the House of Commons Library. This paper summarises the key statistics on disabled people in employment in the UK.

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Home Affairs Committee report: Immigration Policy, Basis for Building Consensus

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‘Integration is immensely important but is not embedded in immigration policy’ says a January 2018 report (pdf) from the Home Affairs Committee.

This report sets out five key areas, where they believe reforms are needed to build consent around a fair, principled and effective immigration policy in the UK.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission report: How Well is the UK Performing on Disability Rights?

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The UK should act upon the UN Committee’s recommendations, and this should be done with the full involvement of disabled people and their organisations.

This is from the EHRC’s January 2018 report on the UK’s work on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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