Published in 2012, ‘Muslims in London’ is the tenth report in the Muslims in EU Cities series produced by the Open Society Foundations At Home in Europe Project.
Date 1 June 2012 Link http://www.bailii.org/cgi-bin/markup.cgi?doc=/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2012/1520.html&query=public+and+sector+and+equality+and+duty&method=boolean Grounds Race Summary of case Concerned the shape of the future provision of advice services in the borough. Outcome The application was refused as it had been made too early. A final decision had not been taken and the Court would not interfere in the ‘local democratic processes’.
This guide will help organisations in the BME voluntary and community sector and public bodies work together more effectively by using the principles of the Compact.
Date 17 May 2012 Link to judgment http://www.bailii.org/cgi-bin/markup.cgi?doc=/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2012/1460.html&query=Essex+and+Secretary+and+of+and+State+and+for+and+Education&method=boolean Grounds Race, disability Summary of case The local authority applied for judicial review of a decision of the secretary of state to reduce the amount of funding for childcare, quality and access projects that could be carried forward into the following financial year. Outcome The secretary of …
In a report published in June 2012, a group of UK academic researchers with extensive experience of research related to Gypsies, Roma and Travellers express serious concerns about Coalition Government Policy.
On 23 May 2012, the European Commission called on Member States to implement national plans for Roma integration.
Many Roma continue to face discrimination and social exclusion across the EU, according to a 2012 report.
‘The Big Society Audit 2012’ finds a ‘Big Society gap’ in performance against key indicators including age, ethnicity and affluence.
Date 17 February 2012 Link to judgment http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2012/201.html Discrimination grounds Race, gender, disability Summary of case Secondary school pupils wishing to go to university challenged the Secretary of State’s decision to increase the maximum annual amount which universities were permitted to charge students. Outcome The Court concluded that although there had been equality impact assessments …
Date 13 October 2011 Link to judgment http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2011/2616.html Discrimination grounds Race, gender Summary of case Challenge to new rules for calculating eligibility for housing benefit. Outcome The Court decided that the introduction of maximum weekly caps on the amount of local housing allowance is not ultra vires and there was no failure to comply with …