Category: Poverty and Exclusion

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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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Fair Play South West

Fair Play South West podcast: ‘Misogyny’ says UN Rapporteur

Fair Play South West have launched the first episode of their podcast where they reflect on the reported comment by the UN Rapporteur on UK poverty that:

‘If you got a group of misogynists in a room, and said guys, how can we make this system work for men and not for women, they wouldn’t have come up with too many other ideas than what’s already in place’.

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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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