The Traveller Communities, 5G, and Childhood Loneliness – New Official Publications 15.04.19

Newly published official publications from :

The European Union

General view of the Plenary chamber in Brussels – PHS Hemicycle – Plenary session week 46 2014

5G Deployment: State of play in Europe, USA and Asia “This in-depth analysis compares 5G deployment in the EU with other leading economies – the USA, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and Taiwan.”

Public consultation on draft guidance for introduction of HPV vaccines in EU countries : Focus on 9-valent HPV vaccine and vaccination of boys and people living with HIV. This guidance covers the following areas in relation to HPV vaccination: efficacy of the nine-valent HPV vaccine, HPV vaccination in people living with HIV and HPV vaccination in males and the cost-effectiveness of extending the HPV vaccination programme to include males.”

Because women matter : Designing interventions in food, nutrition and agriculture that allow women to change their lives. “‘We need to urgently address the deep-rooted economic, social and cultural barriers which too many rural women and girls still face.’ (Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development) In order to bring about this social transformation, we need evidence-based gender analysis through which we can
explore the discriminatory trends that disadvantage women. This Guide takes the reader through the necessary steps to design an intervention that is informed by a gender analysis.”

Westminster and the UK Government

House of Commons Library (c) Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

House of Commons Library (c) Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

Tackling inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. “This report explores inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities, umbrella terms describing diverse minority groups whose members experience very stark inequalities.”

Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities : The future of seaside towns. “The Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee was appointed on 9 May 2018 to consider the regeneration of seaside towns and communities.” This report presents their findings and awaits a Government response and debate.

Advances in Cancer Treatment. This report “gives an overview of recent advances in cancer treatment, the potential benefits and risks, and considers the opportunities and challenges to using new technologies in the NHS.”

The Scottish Parliament and Government

Scottish Parliament

Image © Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body – 2012. Licensed under the Open Scottish Parliament Licence v1.0.

Child poverty in Scotland: forecasting the impact of policy options. “This briefing looks at a range of illustrative tax and benefit policy options to see how effective different policy interventions might be in tackling child poverty.  It is based on analysis undertaken by Dr Paola De Agostini of the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Essex.”

University applications, offers and acceptances: trends. This report is a “response to the recommendation regarding applications, offer rates and acceptances made by Audit Scotland in its 2016 audit of higher education in Scottish universities.”

Gypsy/Traveller Sites in Scotland. “The report presents findings from a study collating data on Gypsy/Traveller sites in Scotland.”

Official Statistics

Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2017-2018. “The 2017-2018 Civil Justice in Scotland release includes main statistics tables, figures and supplementary statistics tables.”

Crime Clear up Rates. “Crimes cleared up by the police as a percentage of those recorded.”

Exploring loneliness in children, Great Britain: 2018. “Analysis of children’s (aged 10 to 15 years) reporting of loneliness and perception of their circumstances from The Children’s Society Household Survey.”

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