LEAVING NOBODY BEHIND IN ERITH AND THAMESMEAD
ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON PEOPLE WHO FALL UNDER ONE OR MORE PROTECTED CHARACTERISTIC IN ERITH AND THAMESMEAD
Date posted: Tuesday 25 August 2020
This report explores the ways in which COVID-19 is disproportionately impacting people who meet one more protected characteristic.
The report draws on experiences of constituents and organisations in Erith and Thamesmead as well as data relating to COVID-19 impacts. It makes several recommendations and calls on the Government to take immediate action to address the issues highlighted throughout. COVID-19 is an ongoing public health crisis and the UK is also experiencing the worst recession on record. The report highlights long-term negative impacts on protected characteristics if social and political inequalities remain unaddressed.
Read the Executive Summary here
Read the full report here