The UK is a wealthy nation; but that wealth is very unevenly divided, says an October 2017 briefing paper (pdf) from the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice.
In 2007–08, the conviction rate for hate crime cases was 79.8%. In 2016–17 this rose to 83.4%, an increase of 3.6 percentage points.
This is from the Crown Prosecution Service’s annual hate crime report (pdf), in October 2017.
The timing of benefit payments needs to be more flexible to fit the diverse needs of different families.
This is one of the recommendations from the Resolution Foundation’s report (pdf) on the Universal Credit (UC) system, in October 2017.
To deliver good, safe, sustainable care, more providers need to think beyond traditional boundaries to reflect the experience of the people they support.
This is according to the Care Quality Commission’s report on the state of care in England in 2016/17 (pdf), in October 2017.
55% of girls aged 7–21 say gender stereotypes affect their ability to say what they think.
This is according to an October 2017 survey (pdf) from Girlguiding.
Over a ten year period, violence against women and girls (VAWG) convictions have risen from 51,974 to 84,565 – a 63% rise.
This is according to the Crown Prosecution Service’s annual VAWG report (pdf) in October 2017.
More than 5,300 cases of hate crime were reported in Scotland over the past year, with many other incidents going unreported.
In partnership with Police Scotland and the Crown Office (COPFS), the Scottish Government have launched an October 2017 campaign against hate crime.
‘Whether you voted leave or remain, you definitely didn’t vote to leave your fundamental rights at the EU exit door’.
This is from the September 2017 Liberty campaign to amend the Repeal Bill, and add a binding commitment on the Government to protect people’s human rights.
Only 17% of low-paid workers have gone on to get better pay. This means many low-paid workers are permanently stuck in low pay.
This is according to an October 2017 research paper (pdf) by the Social Mobility Commission.