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.

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 women … Continue reading Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics

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:  http://www.fifedirect.org.uk/adultprotection and visit the ‘Adult Support & Protection Committee’ webpage.

BREXIT Questionnaire

Come along and visit one of our many Brexit discussion sessions, with the opportunity to ask questions, share your concerns or opinions or even just for a coffee and a chat. We will hold the sessions on: Monday 19th June, 10:30am-12:30pm Town House , 2 Wemyssfield, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1XW. Wednesday 21st June, 6:30-8:30pm Parkgate Community Centre […]

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 attack … Continue 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. There … Continue reading Guidance for Voters: UK General Election 2017 – Easy Read / ENABLE