Although positive progress has been made in some areas of life for some people, there is still a lot more to do to ensure everyone is free from discrimination and can enjoy their basic human rights.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission have published their review of how Britain is performing on equality and human rights (pdf), in October 2018.
Social protections have been reduced and disabled people and their families continue to be some of the hardest hit.
This is from the October 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) on disability rights in the United Kingdom.
The Migration Advisory Committee have published their final report (pdf) which assesses the impact of the European Economic Area (EEA) migration on a wide range of areas including: the labour market; public services and communities.
The latest House of Lords Brexit round-up is a digital resource that includes links to key reports, analysis and debates on Brexit by the Lords across topic areas.
The UK Government has begun to publish a series of guidance on how businesses and citizens can prepare for a ‘No Deal’ scenario in August 2018.
‘Human rights activists, and anyone concerned with the protection of civil liberties and fundamental rights within UK law and policy, will need to be vigilant in the post-Brexit era.’ Colm O’Cinneide, UCL has written a February 2018 paper on Brexit and Human Rights for the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
The risks of either a deliberate or an accidental no deal are quite high.
This is according to an August 2018 paper by the Institute for Government on the possible scenarios for the next phase of Brexit.
‘Leaving the EU will change the constitutional arrangements of the UK in relation to the devolution settlements’, says a July 2018 report from the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee.
The Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) explains that although UK workplace pension schemes tend to operate on a national basis, they want access to investment opportunities and service providers in the EU.
This is from an August 2018 briefing from the House of Commons Library on the potential implications of Brexit for EU pensions
There has been no attempt by the Government to build consensus on future migration policy despite the fact that the issue was subject to heated, divisive and at times misleading debate during the referendum campaign in 2016.
This is from the July 2018 interim report (pdf) from the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee which warns all those involved in the Brexit debate not to exploit or escalate tensions over immigration in the run up to withdrawal agreement.