Digitised by Goldsmiths University of London new transcription of the Windrush passenger list the original of which is held at The National Archives. It has links to PDF versions of landing cards, names, date of births occupations and proposed address. The National Archives has some original government letters about the arrival of the ship in […]
An educational site developed by developed by Dr Sundari Anitha from the University of Lincoln and Professor Ruth Pearson from the University of Leeds in 2013 but worth rediscovering. It covers migration, women and work, workers’ rights, and the story of South Asian women workers during the Grunwick and Gate Gourmet industrial disputes in processing plants in the […]
24% of students from Ethnic Minority Backgrounds have experience racial harassment in UK universities
Shocking new report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission has these findings. Get the methodology and facts by downloading the report.
For those seeking to look on the bright side the BBC archive has released Monty Python materials to celebrate the 50th anniversary. They include documents, original reviews, photographs and insights into its creation and reception.
Free via the BFI player this collection of films celebrates the Black presence in Britain. They include a significant number of pre-Windrush films and documentaries highlighting black lives . They include footage of this visit of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson to Manchester Docks in 1911.
ParlRulesData.org is a machine‐readable dataset of House of Commons Standing Orders between 1811 and 2015. The data currently covers the UK House of Commons (1811-2015) and the Irish Dáil (1926-2016). They chart procedural changes and are described in this article which gives insight into their creation and how they can be used by researchers.
A House of Commons Library briefing containing constituency level data from 1918. This can be downloaded as either an excel or CSV file. Also includes votes by party, vote share and voter turnout levels. There is a user guide to the original sources.
This week the first prosecutions were made against adverts considered sexist by the new ASA code on gender stereotyping. See which adverts were penalised in this press report from the Guardian The Advertising Standards Authority website has the full text of the code and guidelines. Responses to the guidelines include: the Fawcett society which feels that […]
New website from Robert Gordon University which aims to map the struggle for the women’s vote in Scotland. It is mapping the region around Aberdeen with the location of suffragist and suffragette activity adding notes on meetings and protests. Details are given of what took place and who was involved. A really great complement to the Mapping […]
Fascinating fact from the Latest Ofcom news consumption in the UK annual report. Yet only 37% trust social media. Get the full facts by downloading the report from the website. It covers TV, radio, social media, Internet and includes information on levels of trust. Excel and raw data files can be downloaded from the website. […]