The House of Commons Library has published a briefing for the 18 July 2018 debate; ‘The Future Relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union’.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights has invited submissions on issues related to poverty and human rights in the UK. The deadline for submissions is 14 September 2018.
Scotland would benefit from introducing a social integration strategy for all migrants, providing it is mainstreamed and aimed at supporting the inclusion of everyone into local communities and within the wider society, regardless of their ethnic background.
This is from the June 2018 report (pdf) from Dr Paulina Trevena at the University of Glasgow on whether introducing a social integration strategy for all migrants in Scotland could support the goal of attracting and retaining people in the country.
47% of Britons think that immigration has a “good” impact on the economy – 14% higher than two years earlier
The 35th edition of the NatCen British Social Attitudes survey asks: How will Britain navigate the global, social, economic and Brexit challenges of the near future?
A July 2018 House of Commons publication compiles a reading list of briefings on Brexit since the EU Referendum on 23 June 2016.
Legislation alone cannot change attitudes, but it can contribute. It can also raise awareness, and give victims of hate crime confidence that it will be taken seriously by authorities.
This is according to a May 2018 independent review (pdf) of hate crime legislation in Scotland, by Lord Bracadale, a senior member of the judiciary.
Scottish politics is in a state of flux and the referendums on Scottish independence in 2014, and then Britain’s EU membership in 2016, have created new dividing lines in politics.
This is according to the May 2018 report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on the role of low-income Scottish voters on Brexit, the general election and Indyref.
Housing is the cornerstone of independent living, yet many disabled people live in homes that do not meet their requirements.
This is according to the May 2018 report on housing and disabled people in England, Wales and Scotland by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
The Scottish Government have published its 2016 Official Statistics for Scotland (pdf) on people, communities and places. This data came from the Scottish Surveys Core Questions (SSCQ) and covers the period of 2012 – 2016.
The Government Equalities Office have published its 8th report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (pdf), in April 2018.