Equality News Update: Gender pay gap – Men still earn more than women in most firms across the UK

Urgent action is required to reverse the shortage of housing for older and disabled people as Scotland struggles to meet the needs of a rapidly ageing population, according to a new alliance of charities and other organisations.Continue reading Equality News Update: Gender pay gap – Men still earn more than women in most firms across the UK

Equality News Update: Fife migrants share fears of being treated like “second category citizens” after Brexit to Scottish Affairs Committee

Urgent action is required to reverse the shortage of housing for older and disabled people as Scotland struggles to meet the needs of a rapidly ageing population, according to a new alliance of charities and other organisations.Continue reading Equality News Update: Fife migrants share fears of being treated like “second category citizens” after Brexit to Scottish Affairs Committee

Scottish Government Position on EU Citizen rights

Message from Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson.

Following the incident of Monday 19 June 2017 in Finsbury Park, London, I assure you that Police Scotland remains united with all communities. Obviously this comes soon after the attacks in London and Manchester as well as other attacks abroad. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected.Continue reading Scottish Government Position on EU Citizen rights

FCE Roundtable on: Human Rights and the Scottish Parliament

FCE is hosting a roundtable on Human Rights on Wednesday 28 February, 1-3pm at New Volunteer House, 16 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy KY1 1XT. Points raised in the discussion will be submitted to the Equalities and Human Rights Committee of the Scottish Parliament for the upcoming parliamentary review. (click here for a detailed document aboutContinue reading FCE Roundtable on: Human Rights and the Scottish Parliament

EU Citizens in Scotland: Scottish Government and Fife Council event

Are you an EU citizen living or working in Scotland?

The Scottish Government and Fife Council would like to invite you to an event hosted by Scottish Government Ministers and the Co-Leaders of Fife Council, to hear your experiences and concerns about the impact of Brexit on the rights of EU citizens in Scotland.Continue reading EU Citizens in Scotland: Scottish Government and Fife Council event

FCE Response to the Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland

FCE responded to the Scottish Goverment’s Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland closing today with the points below. Our position took into consideration the points raised during our roundtables, feedback from community groups and members in Fife and also incorporates references to current research on the barriers faced by protected characteristics groups. To download aContinue reading FCE Response to the Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland

Take Action Against Hate Crime: Fife’s Third Party Reporting Centres

Did you know that Hate Crime is any criminal offence committed against an individual or property that is motivated by a person’s hatred of someone because of his or her actual or perceived race, religion, transgender identity, sexual orientation or disability? Hate Crime is wrong, it is against the law, and everyone has the rightContinue reading Take Action Against Hate Crime: Fife’s Third Party Reporting Centres