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
‘We have heard what needs to change: the stigma associated with social housing, the need for landlords to listen to residents and the desire for a culture of accountability and respect.’ This is according to the August 2018 Social Housing Green Paper, which proposes ‘fundamental reform’.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has launched a December 2017 inquiry following Grenfell fire.
The funding pressures on adult social care are having very serious consequences on the quantity and quality of care people receive.
The Scottish Government has published a July 2017 consultation paper asking for views on how public authorities can meet the requirements of the new socio-economic duty.
Published in April 2017, the aim of the Work and Pensions Committee’s report on victims of modern slavery (pdf), is to begin with the Government, the development of stage two of their country’s counter-slavery policy that builds on the 2015 legislative framework.
The Women and Equalities Committee’s inquiry into the accessibility of our homes, buildings and public spaces made a call for written submissions. The deadline was 12 October 2016.
The EHRC launched an inquiry into housing for disabled people in December 2016, and called for evidence in February 2017. Submissions from disabled people and relevant organisations should be made by 18 April 2017.
The Home Affairs Select Committee conducted an inquiry into accommodation for asylum seekers and published their report in January 2017.
In October 2013, Runnymede released a survey which found that over a quarter of Black Caribbean, Black African and Pakistani participants have felt discriminated against when seeking a place to live.