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.
Continue reading “Joint Committee on Human Rights report: Legislative Scrutiny, The EU (Withdrawal) Bill – a Right by Right Analysis”
Children’s interests cannot take second place to adult concerns, says a January 2018 report from Coram. Continue reading “Coram report: Respected and Protected – Securing a Better Future for all Children”
Our legal system is failing women and needs fundamental reform, finds a January 2018 report (pdf) from the Fawcett Society.
Continue reading “Fawcett Society report: Sex Discrimination Law Review”
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.
Continue reading “House of Commons Library briefing paper: People with Disabilities in Employment”
‘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.
Continue reading “Home Affairs Committee report: Immigration Policy, Basis for Building Consensus”
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.
Continue reading “Equality and Human Rights Commission report: How Well is the UK Performing on Disability Rights?”
‘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.
Continue reading “NatCen and UK in a Changing Europe report: What Scotland is Making of Brexit”
‘Social integration is a two-way process’, says the Chair of the British Academy project, Professor Anthony Heath CBE FBA.
This is from the December 2017 report from the British Academy on promoting social integration in the UK.
Continue reading “British Academy report: “If You Could Do One Thing…””
‘No community left behind’, this is from the government’s national plan to support children and young people to reach their full potential and local opportunity area plans, in December 2017.
Continue reading “Department for Education report: Unlocking Talent, Fulfilling Potential”
The Government has responded to the review of Black, Asian and minority ethnic people’s treatment and outcomes in the criminal justice system, in December 2017.
Continue reading “Ministry of Justice: Lammy Review – Government Response”