The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have launched a September 2018 inquiry to look at whether legal aid enables people who raise a discrimination complaint in England and Wales to get justice.
The Cabinet have released their response to the Call for Evidence : Access to Elections, in August 2018.
The response includes actions to be taken forward, produced in partnership with the Government-chaired Accessibility of Elections Working Group which includes representatives from organisations acting on behalf of disabled people and from bodies which oversee and conduct elections and referendums.
Child Rights Alliance England (CRAE) have opened a call for evidence ahead of their flagship annual publication on the state of children’s rights in England. They are looking for input to help make the report credible, relevant and change-focused. The deadline is 14 September 2018
The Cabinet Office is seeking views on proposed changes to electoral law aimed at improving political debate, and helping electors to make an informed decision at the ballot box. The consultation closes on 22 October 2018.
‘The proposals [for the Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill] are narrow and still fail to guarantee women will be protected’.
This is according to April 2018 response from End Violence Against Women (EVAW) on the proposed Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill (pdf).
EVAW encourages others to read their working response to the consultation and make their own submissions. The consultation closes on 31 May 2018.
The Social Mobility Commission has a vital role to play in “[putting] the Government’s feet to the fire” – but changes need to be made.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights call for written submissions on the reform of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Submissions must be made by 2 March 2018.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is seeking views on recommendations in the Matthew Taylor Review of modern working practices on the enforcement of employment rights.
All work in the UK economy should be fair and decent with realistic scope for development, says the July 2017 Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices.
The Public Accounts Committee launched an inquiry into mental health in prison in October 2017. A report was published in December 2017.