The government is working to make Britain a fair, free and democratic society open to those who are willing to contribute to British life.

Policies 4

  1. Promoting human rights internationally

    Promoting human rights, and political and economic freedom around the world.

  2. Improving social mobility to create a fairer society

    How the government is working to improve social mobility and outcomes for people in the early years of life, during school and into adult life.

  3. Promoting social action: encouraging and enabling people to play a more active part in society

    Enouraging social action by making it easier for people to volunteer, to donate to charity and to help improve their local community

  4. Creating a fairer and more equal society

    Improving equality and reducing discrimination and disadvantage for all at work, in public and political life, and in people’s life chances.



  1. Community Life Survey: future approach

    • 24 February 2015
    • Consultation outcome
  2. Social Value Act: review

    • 13 February 2015
    • Consultation outcome
  3. Civil partnership statistics

    • 11 February 2015
    • Open consultation

See all consultations


  1. Bridging the Social Divide

    • 28 February 2015
    • Policy paper
  2. Birthday Honours lists 2012

    • 20 February 2015
    • Transparency data
  3. New Year Honours lists 2012

    • 20 February 2015
    • Transparency data

See all publications


Detailed guides

  1. Devolution settlement: Scotland

    Find out what areas the Scottish administration legislates on and how it is structured. Read more

  2. Living in Ireland

    Information for British nationals living in Ireland and information on driving regulations in Ireland Read more

  3. Domestic Programme Fund: bidding process

    The fund is for voluntary organisations working to protect victims and end the abusive act of forced marriage; view the last successful bid list. Read more

  4. Equality Act 2010: guidance

    Information and guidance on the Equality Act 2010, including age discrimination and public sector Equality Duty. Read more

  5. Devolution settlement: Wales

    Find out what areas the Welsh administration legislates on and how it is structured. Read more