As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has written to all EU nationals working in Scotland’s health and social care services to thank them for the work they do and to stress that they are welcome in Scotland.
More than a third of EU nationals living in Scotland have yet to apply for permanent residency through the UK Government’s settled status scheme, according to official figures.
The Human Rights Consortium Scotland has produced a series of videos that call for an automatic right to stay for EU nationals residing in Scotland
Social care workers have expressed their fears about Brexit to a Scottish Government minister.
Fresh concerns have been raised about the UK Government’s Settled Status scheme after new figures revealed that just over one-fifth of EU citizens living in Scotland have applied for permanent residency.
Fife’s charities and Fife Council have joined forces to help EU Citizens apply for Settled Status.
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.
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.
Summary This report by NatCen compares the changes in opinion on Brexit over the last 15 months in Scotland. Just as across Britain as a whole, a majority of voters in Scotland would ideally like Brexit to result in greater control of EU migration as well as the maintenance of free trade. Contrary to the … Continue reading BREXIT: JUST 15 MONTHS TO GO: WHAT SCOTLAND IS MAKING OF BREXIT
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.
Today 31 groups have submitted evidence to the Joint Committee of Human Rights outlining their shared concerns about the protection of human rights in the European Union (Withdrawal Bill).
Brexit will have a devastating impact on disabled people a leading charity has warned.
Executive Summary The following report outlines the process and findings Fife Centre for Equalities took to collect concerns that Brexit may have on communities on behalf of Fife Council. It was agreed we would seek the opinions of 60 residents of Fife through who were concerned or wishing to share their views about Brexit. The … Continue reading BREXIT: Fife Consultation Summary Report September 2017
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 […]
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 … Continue reading BREXIT Meetings