Members of Fife Migrants Forum, NFU Scotland and Highlands & Islands Enterprise gave evidence to the Scottish Affairs Committe and discussed fears of being treated as second class citizens as Brexit progresses.
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A fifth of the rapes reported to Police Scotland are from victims who were asleep or suffering from the effects of drink or drugs at the time. The ‘We Can Stop It’ campaign will share the message that sex without consent is rape.
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FCE Manager Nina Munday will be attending the launch of the Scottish Human Rights Declaration on 19 Febrary 2018. FCE is one of over 100 signatories to the new declaration which includes trade unions, national charities and professional bodies such as the British Medical Association.
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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.
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In the second part of our special series looking at the impact of child poverty in Courier Country, Michael Alexander investigates the scale of the problem in Fife and visits Glenrothes where high child poverty levels are in stark contrast to the utopian vision of the ‘new town’ created 70 years ago.
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Half a million pounds is being made available to help break down inequality in the workplace.
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