The Stevenson/Farmer review of Mental Health and Employers: Thriving at Work

Thriving at Work (pdf) is an independent review of mental health and employers by Lord Dennis Stevenson and Paul Farmer.

Published in October 2017, the review sets out what employers can do to better support all employees, including those with mental health problems to remain in and thrive through work.

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House of Commons Library briefing paper: Migration Statistics

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The UK is among the EU countries with the largest inflows of foreign nationals, but it is not unique. In 2015, the EU countries with the largest inflows of foreign nationals were Germany (1,460,000), the UK (548,000), Spain (290,000) and Italy (250,000).

This is according to the October 2017 briefing paper (pdf) on migration statistics, by the House of Commons Library.

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HM Inspectorate of Prisons paper: Life in Prison – Living Conditions

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‘I would urge readers not to assume this paper is simply another account of some dilapidated prisons, but to look at the details of what we describe, and then ask themselves whether it is acceptable for prisoners to be held in these conditions in the United Kingdom in 2017.’

HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, Peter Clarke, in an October 2017 findings paper (pdf).
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Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices report: Intersecting Inequalities, The Impact of Austerity on Black and Minority Ethnic Women in the UK

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Female lone parents, who make up 92% of all lone parents, will lose on average services worth over £4,900.Black women are overrepresented among single parent households.

This is according to an October 2017 report from the Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices.

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Select Committee report and Government response: Adult Social Care

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The funding pressures on adult social care are having very serious consequences on the quantity and quality of care people receive.

This is according to a report on Adult Social Care (pdf) published by the the Communities and Local Government Select Committee in March 2017.

The Government responded to the report in October 2017 (pdf).

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