Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Tackling social isolation and loneliness

Funding promotes inclusion and wellbeing. Almost £6 million in funding will provide friendship and human connection to people at risk of social isolation and loneliness over the winter months. Part of the Scottish Government’s £100 million winter package to support people, the funding will ensure services such as wellbeing calls, befriending support, advice and volunteering … Continue reading Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Tackling social isolation and loneliness

Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Localised restrictions to continue

Reported by Scottish Government News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.   New limits have been placed on meeting in indoor household settings across Glasgow City, East Renfrewshire, Renfrewshire, East Dumbartonshire, West Dumbartonshire and North and South Lanarkshire due to higher reported cases of COVID-19. Whilst the … Continue reading Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Localised restrictions to continue

Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Review of adult social care

Reported by Scottish Government News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.  An independent review is to consider the idea of a national care service. The review, a Programme for Government commitment, will aim to ensure Scotland provides consistently excellent support for people who use these services, … Continue reading Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Review of adult social care

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