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’.
A July 2018 House of Commons publication compiles a reading list of briefings on Brexit since the EU Referendum on 23 June 2016.
‘We need to think about prevention not only cure. A human rights approach offers a helping hand; fresh-thinking, a framework for action, and one which places human dignity at the centre of services.’ This message is from Stephen Bowen, Director of The British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR) as they publish a factsheet on human rights and …
The employment rate of people of working age (16-64) with disabilities is 50.7%, compared to 81.1% for people without disabilities. This is according to a June 2018 House of Commons briefing paper which gives the key statistics on disabled people in employment between January – March 2018.
‘My vision is for a city where everyone can reach their full potential, and I am confident we can make real progress in the years ahead’.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has set out his vision for an inclusive London in his May 2018 strategy (pdf).
The Government claims the policies are needed to deter illegal immigration. However, the Opposition believes it has had a negative impact on individuals’ lives, including those with a right to live in the UK. This is according to a June 2018 House of Lords briefing paper on the ‘Hostile Environment’ policy.
Just under 7 million households are expected to receive Universal Credit when it is fully introduced. As of December 2017; roll-out was 11% complete. The June 2018 House of Commons briefing paper gives a detailed overview of Universal Credit (UC), which is replacing social security benefits and tax credits for working age people, and the progress …
The Home Office have produced a May 2018 (pdf) guidance explaining the Windrush Scheme which aims to support the people who arrived in the UK many years ago and do not have documentation to confirm their immigration status.
Dress policies for men and women do not have to be identical. However, the standards imposed should be equivalent.
This is according to the May 2018 guidance (pdf) from the Government Equalities Office (GEO) on dress codes.
There is an urgent need to increase support and protection for migrant women and consider measures which should be included in the Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill.
This is according to the May 2018 briefing by End Violence Against Women (EVAW) on women living in the ‘hostile environment’ (pdf).