Shelter campaign: Build more social housing

‘The number of social homes being built is at its lowest for 70 years, and we face a chronic lack of housing that people can afford.’

This is from Shelter’s January 2019 campaign lobbying the government to build more social housing. The campaign aims to influence the government ahead of the comprehensive spending review, to make funding available for much-needed new social housing.

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Business in the Community charter: Race at Work

Business in the Community

Figures from the Race Disparity Audit’s Ethnicity Facts and Figures website and the BITC Race at Work Survey highlight that people from ethnic minorities persistently encounter significant disparities in employment and progression.

Business in the Community have launched the Race at Work Charter, in October 2018, which commits businesses who sign up to a set of principles and actions designed to improve the recruitment and progression of ethnic minority employees.

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Government Equalities Office consultation response and report: Caste in Great Britain and Equality Law – A Public Consultation

The government have published a July 2018 response to the September 2017 consultation about how to ensure that there is appropriate and proportionate legal protection against unlawful discrimination because of caste.

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