Category: Health and Social Care

Race disparity unit

Office for Budget Responsibility report: Welfare trends

The Office for Budget Responsibility have published their welfare trends report for 2019 (pdf), in January 2019. 

This report focuses on disability benefits – payments that contribute to the extra costs associated with daily living and mobility for people with disabling conditions.

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Government white paper: Help Shape Our Future

The UK Statistics Authority published their recommendations on the content and conduct of the 2021 Census for England and Wales, as set out in the December 2018 white paper (pdf).

This includes the proposal that, for the first time, the census will be predominantly online.

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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights report: Being Black in the EU

‘In the 21st century, there is no excuse for racial discrimination. Yet black people in the EU today are still victims of widespread and unacceptable levels of discrimination and harassment simply because of their skin colour’. 

This is according to the November 2018 report (pdf) from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), which examines the experiences of nearly 6,000 black people in 12 European Union Member States.

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