Fife Centre for Equalities’ Statement: Lee vs. Asher’s Baking Company Ltd.

The case of Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and others has again highlight the complexity of applying the Equality Act when both respondent and appellant are protected by the same Act. We believe that it was right for the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland to support Mr Lee because we need cases like this to test the Act. Please do approach FCE if you believe that you have been discriminated against. We will support and guide you to understand your rights under the Equality Act.Continue reading Fife Centre for Equalities’ Statement: Lee vs. Asher’s Baking Company Ltd.

Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics

Continuation of Centenary of Women’s Vote Celebration in Fife   Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded £5000 by the Scottish Government Vote Centenary Grant Scheme to run a nine-month programme, ‘Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics’, to tackle the under-representation of disabled, minority ethnic or transgender womenContinue reading Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics

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

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

Police Scotland’s Community Reassurance Message

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 Police Scotland’s Community Reassurance Message

What’s New in Adult Protection

What did you tell us?
From September 2016 – January 2017 the Adult Support & Protection Committee (ASPC) ran two surveys; one on general adult protection information, and another on accessible information.

The Committee have looked at the survey results and agreed an action plan which will help determine future work.  To find out more visit:  www.fifedirect.org.uk/adultprotection and visit the ‘Adult Support & Protection Committee’ webpage.Continue reading What’s New in Adult Protection

Police Scotland’s Message to Communities

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 Police Scotland’s Message to Communities

Police Scotland’s Message to Communities

Police Scotland have released a statement in response to the terrorist attacks that gripped London this weekend: “POLICE SCOTLAND – MESSAGE TO COMMUNITIES” Message from Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson Police Scotland stands with our colleagues and the communities of London following the terrorist attack on Saturday 3 June 2017. This comes soon after the attackContinue reading Police Scotland’s Message to Communities

Guidance for Voters: UK General Election 2017 – Easy Read / ENABLE

Enable Scotland in conjunction with the Electoral Commission have produced an easy read factsheet in respect of the UK General Election. The link to the factsheet is https://www.yourvotematters.co.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/226649/ENABLE-and-Electoral-Commission-Easy-Read-voting-guide.pdf Below is an extract of the 4- step guide: Check if your name is on the list of people who can vote. Decide how you want to vote. ThereContinue reading Guidance for Voters: UK General Election 2017 – Easy Read / ENABLE