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Race on the Agenda hereby gives notice to its members that our Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the financial year 2014/15 is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 20th April 2016 at Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA.
A special conference on "Race Equality without Human Right?", will follow the Annual General Meeting with guest speakers. We will also be holding a raffle in order to raise funds for the organisation, with a top prize courtesy of Arsenal Football Club.
The Open Space event report is available HERE.
'Fifty years ago today (8th of December) the Labour government of Harold Wilson introduced the first Race Relations Act - outlawing discrimination based on ethnicity. Labour has a strong track record. As recently as 2010 we passed the Equality Act. On this anniversary, Kate Green MP, Labour's Shadow Women & Equalities Minister, announced that Patrick Vernon will chair an advisory group of experts to advise her on policy on race equality. Jeremy Corbyn Leader of the Labour Party' Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party
If citizenship is the fundamental status for EU citizens, what is its substance for child citizens who are too young to enjoy the rights set out in Articles 21-23 TEU to work, travel, vote or petition the EP? What does the principle in EU law of ‘genuine enjoyment of the substance of citizenship’ mean if............continue >>>
The Government has made a commitment to opening at least another 500 new free schools in England by 2020.
ROTA is keen to keep pressing Government to put in place measures that support free schools to comply with equality legislation (Equality Act 2010) and Public Sector Equality Duties. We know that many existing free schools are failing to do this. This situation should not develop further.
Read the latest blog 'Is “We Told You So!“ by Andy Gregg, ROTA Chief Executive.
n my blog of 6th March 2014, I forecast that the Immigration Act would make private landlords into unpaid and untrained Immigration Officers. The Immigration Act would become “in effect, a charter for racial and other forms of harassment and abuse where people encounter rogue decision-makers (e.g. rogue landlords)”.
We have just been proved right with the Government’s publication of ...... continue >>>
Read the latest blog 'Why the Conservative plan to scrap the European Human Rights Act could be bad news for BME rights in the UK' by Rob Cole, ROTA Voluntter.
The Conservative plan to replace the European Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights could be disastrous for BME communities who enjoy the protection granted by European authorities against...... continue >>>
British Future’s new report ‘How To Talk About Immigration‘ sets out the challenges for all sides when it comes to discussing and regaining trust on one of the most hotly contested issue in British politics.
The pattern of falling trust, in politicians of every party, leads many to assume that the politics of immigration offer an impossible conundrum, one in which the public are assumed to be wholly ‘anti’ migration and whoever talks toughest has the best chance of connecting with them – an assumption that the steady rise of UKIP has done nothing to assuage.