The characterisation of Londoners as socially detached and economically privileged is not only inaccurate, it is deeply damaging to social cohesion across the UK.
A July 2018 report by Trust for London and NatCen looks at the attitudes of Londoners and how they compare across the rest of Britain.
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Date: 23 July (Cardiff) and 25 July 2018 (Birmingham)
Cardiff – South Riverside Community Development Centre, Wynham Street Centre, Riverside, Cardiff, CF11 6DQ
Birmingham – Ace Dance and Music, 54-57 Floodgate Street, Birmingham B5 5SL
Time: 2pm – 6pm
The Runnymede Trust have launched the ‘Common Cause’, project which is a series of networks across the UK that seeks to support Black and Minority-Ethnic (BME) people stepping into a leadership role, founding their own projects and organisations.
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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).
Continue reading “Equality and Human Rights Commission report: Housing and Disabled People – Britain’s Hidden Crisis”
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published an April 2018 handbook (pdf) on the Equality Act, for those advising on discrimination cases in England and Wales.
Continue reading “Equality and Human Rights Commission resource: Equality Act 2010 – Handbook for Advisers”
“Leaving the EU need not – and should not – result in ordinary people losing existing rights.”
This is from the January 2018 report (pdf) from Liberty on the potential implications of Brexit on human rights.
Continue reading “Liberty report: Bringing rights home? What’s at Stake for Rights in the Incorporation of EU Law After Brexit”
Young women are consistently more likely than young men to encounter money problems, workplace discrimination, health problems and low confidence.
This is according to the Young Women’s Trust Annual Survey 2017, in September 2017.
Continue reading “Young Women’s Trust survey: Worrying Times”