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Consultation on Scottish Hate Crime Legislation

The Scottish Government have launched a new consultation on Scottish Hate Crime Legislation, following Lord Bracadale’s recommendations from his review of legislation. It looks to gather your views on consolidating all legislation and expanding statuatory aggravations. Throughout the consultation there will be a number of public events providing an opportunity for communities to come together … Continue reading Consultation on Scottish Hate Crime Legislation

Exercising Rights – Equality Act and toolkit co-design workshop with PeopleFirst (Fife)

Big shout out to the members of People First (Scotland) Fife Community Group who have spent time working with us on how to make more use of the Equality Act 2010 (click here for a copy of the initial workshop booklet). We are working on co-designing a toolkit to make it easier for more people to … Continue reading Exercising Rights – Equality Act and toolkit co-design workshop with PeopleFirst (Fife)

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 a … Continue reading FCE Response to the Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland

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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 right … Continue reading Take Action Against Hate Crime: Fife’s Third Party Reporting Centres