The European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published the results of its second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey in December 2017. The report follows up and expands on FRA’s first major EU-wide survey on minorities’ and migrants’ experiences. The survey focuses on discrimination across the EU’s 27 member states and if there has been progress …
Harriet Harman MP, the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, has written to David Davis seeking urgent answers on human rights questions raised by the EU Withdrawal Bill.
The House of Commons Library have published a November 2017 briefing on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. It addresses the Charter, general principles of EU law, and ‘Francovich’ damages.
‘Women lose more than men from reforms at every income level,’ says a November 2017 report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
This report is a summary of the first set of results from their project which looks at the effect of tax, welfare, social security and public spending.
Liberty, Amnesty International UK, the Public Law Project and JUSTICE have issued a joint briefing on the rights implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights has called for evidence on the human rights implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
“Equality is a right, not a hand-out or a tool for political negotiations.”
The fifth round of Brexit negotiations ran from 9 to 12 October 2017. Some progress was made in the areas of citizens’ rights and the Irish border, but not on the ‘divorce bill.’
‘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.
In October 2017, the Government published a response to the WEC’s February 2017 report on ensuring strong equalities legislation after Brexit.
In this response, the Government set out their views on the Committee’s proposals.