Equal marriage: documents explaining the policy

These documents give some more detailed (but still plain language) information about the policy. Organisation:Department for Culture, Media & Sport Published:15 July 2013 Policy:Creating a fairer and more equal society Minister:The Rt Hon Maria Miller MP Access the documents here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/equal-marriage-documents-explaining-our-policy

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FROM PILLAR TO POST: PAN-EUROPEAN RACISM AND THE ROMA

Europe’s Roma face a double victimisation both as Roma and as migrants and are fast becoming the number one scapegoat for the economic crisis, argues IRR’s Director Liz Fekete in this hard-hitting review of anti-Roma hate campaigns across Europe. The…

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HMIC Report: Stop and Search Powers: Are the police using them effectively and fairly?

Some of the most intrusive and contentious powers granted to the police are those of stop and search; but the majority of forces do not understand how to use these powers effectively and fairly to prevent and detect crime, finds…

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UK will opt out of EU policing and criminal justice measures

The Home Secretary has confirmed the UK will opt out of EU policing and criminal justice measures and seek to rejoin those that keep the UK safe. The Home Secretary announced on Tuesday (9 July) that the UK will opt…

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Challenging The Sexual Exploitation Of Children: A Yorkshire Context

Just West Yorkshire facilitated a meeting with key national and Yorkshire-based organisations involved in CSE work to facilitate an open and honest discussion on the issue of child sexual exploitation and particularly street grooming in the region. The aims of…

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Parliamentary inquiry into new family migration rules

The APPG on Migration Family Migration inquiry was launched on 20 November 2012 to explore the impacts of new rules on family migration that came into force on 9 July 2012. In particular, the inquiry looked at the new minimum…

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British Sikh Report 2013

The British Sikh report was published in June 2013. It is the first strategic document of its kind, aimed at Local and Central Government and national institutions, which highlights the thoughts and aspirations of the British Sikh community in the…

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Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill

These documents in the link below: an impact assessment, setting out what the effect of the changes in the Bill will be a factsheet, mythbuster and short guide about the proposed legislation two documents analysing legal opinions on the Bill…

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Racial Profiling Of Stop And Search Targets By Police Does Not Reduce Crime, Equality Watchdog Finds

Racial profiling of stop-and-search suspects makes absolutely no difference to crime figures, a new report has warned. Forces in the UK who disproportionately stopped more black and Asian suspects did not have lower crime figures, but some communities are still…

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Stop and think again: Commission helps police improve use of stop and search

Five major police forces have improved their potentially unlawful use of stop and search powers, while continuing to see a reduction in crime rates, following a programme of work initiated by the Commission. The forces concerned have seen reductions of…

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