A new index which focuses specifically on female disadvantage and achievement at a regional level within the European Union. It has two indices: Female Disadvantage Index (FemDI) Female Achievement Index (FemAI). These both focus on 7 key areas 1) Work & Money, 2) Knowledge, 3) Time, 4) Power, 5) Health, 6) Safety, Security & Trust […]
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Westminster Lens A new tool launched by the Hansard Society. It aims to monitor how many Brexit SIs are being laid before Parliament each week. It is estimated that over 800 will be needed to set the statute book in order for exit. At the moment it lists 71 Brexit-related SIs have been laid since […]
The EU Customs Union created a free-trade area where goods circulate freely, without customs duties at the borders between EU countries. It also created a single territory for customs purposes. Find out about the 50th anniversary and read a basic history on this special EU page Full fact has a good summary TARIC, the integrated […]
Get free access to sub-national level data on Europe’s regions. The 216 page publication includes chapters on regional policies and European Commission priorities, as well as statistics on population, health, education and training, labour market, economy, structural business statistics, research and innovation, digital economy and society, tourism, transport and agriculture. It also includes two special […]
The EU has launched a general information portal for the public. Privacy International EDRI, Bits of Freedom and others are launching an EU-wide awareness raising campaign about the GDPR, available in eight different languages which is designed to educate users.
In March a new tool, the Statelessness Index, to compare national EU government policies towards stateless persons was launched by the European Network on Statelessness It makes it possible to compare nations according to themes such as stateless population data, detention and legal protection measures. There are also individual country surveys and rankings which include assessments […]
According to the latest analysis from IFS: ‘In 1995–96, 65% of those aged 25–34 with incomes in the middle 20% for their age owned their own home. Twenty years later, that figure was just 27%.’ The research covers the last 20 years and considers national and regional levels of ownership and the relationship between trends in […]
Interesting report released by the University of Southampton and the New Local Government Network. It shows that votes to remain or leave were influenced by place and the economic development and connection to the global economy of that place, particularly regarding immigration and attitudes to the past. Analysis of survey data confirms that residents of […]
New independent economic analysis commissioned by the Mayor of London. Looks at the impact on London and the rest of the UK of 5 possible Brexit scenarios.
Half-Time in the Brexit Negotiations: The Voters’ Scorecard” is the result of a public opinion survey in Scotland. What do they think of the stage of negotiations and the future at this point? 2200 people took part in the survey, carried out just after the election in July, and in October when negotiations were underway. […]