These factsheets provide more information about each of the provisions in the act.
The government has committed to updating outdated security protections around identity at the polls and is introducing a requirement for voters to prove their identity at the polling station.
This briefing provides statistics and commentary on the rising cost of living in the UK, as well as other pressures on household budgets.
Over four million people in Great Britain struggling to keep up with bills and credit repayments have recently borrowed to make ends meet. Using credit to pay for essentials causes harm, compounds financial difficulty and lowers living standards.
The Human Rights Act 1998 set out human rights protection from the European Convention on Human Rights in UK law. The impact of the act on parliamentary sovereignty and the criminal justice system, amongst other things, has been increasingly considered. Following several years of debate, the Government has recently revealed its plans to replace the act with a new British bill of rights.
Covid Realities is a major research programme, documenting life on a low-income
during the pandemic.
It has been just over a year since the UK and the EU signed the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), the deal providing the basis for their post-Brexit relationship. One of the most important and contested parts of the agreement was the so-called ‘level playing field’ – the arrangements for preventing either side from gaining an unfair competitive advantage over the other.
A new target to move half a million people into jobs by the end of June launches today, under ambitious government plans to turbo-charge our national recovery from COVID-19.
The Restart Scheme will give Universal Credit claimants who have been out of work for at least 9 months enhanced support to find jobs in their local area.
Veterans’ Strategy Action Plan launches, including more than 60 commitments to help veterans with employment and healthcare