Liberty report: Policing by Machine – Predictive Policing and the Threat to Our Rights

14 police forces are using, have previously used or are planning to use shady algorithms which ‘map’ future crime or predict who will commit or be a victim of crime, using biased police data.

This is according to the February 2019 report (pdf) from Liberty on police algorithms.

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government consultation: Improving access to social housing for members of the Armed Forces

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The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) are seeking views on proposals for new statutory guidance for local authorities to improve access to social housing for members of the Armed Forces community.

The deadline for responses is 8 March 2019.

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University of Chester and Young Women’s Trust: Positive action at work? – 13 March 2019 (Chester)

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Date: 13 March 2019
Time: 10:00-16:00
Location: Churchill Building, Handbridge Campus, University of Chester, Queen’s Park Road, Chester CH4 7AD
Cost: Free

The Young Women’s Trust and the University of Chester invite you to their ‘Positive Action at Work?’ conference.

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Government response: Transforming the response to domestic abuse consultation and draft bill

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The Government has produced a January 2019 response (pdf) to the domestic abuse consultation and draft Domestic Abuse Bill.

The government has committed to introduce a Domestic Abuse Bill, which will provide a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform the response to this terrible crime.

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