In The South

Decline in local authority compliance with equalities responsibilities

Besi Besemar October 7, 2016

A study carried out by researchers at the University of Brighton challenges the assumption that good progress is being made on equalities. Between 2014 and 2016 only 10 percent of local authorities in England were found to have improved in their compliance with the specific duties of the Equality Act 2010 and associated government guidance, whilst 40 percent had declined. Over half of local authorities were failing to demonstrate compliance in 2016.

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What makes life ‘liveable’ for LGBTQ people in Brighton?

Besi Besemar October 23, 2014

The ‘Liveable Lives’ project, led by Dr Kath Browne at the University of Brighton, is exploring what ‘Liveable Lives’ means to people who come under the LGBTQ grouping (including but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer people) and how this might be powerful in seeking positive social change for LGBTQ people beyond the equalities agenda.

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