Posts by Fiona Munro-Budd

Social Security in Scotland

The Scottish Government will be publishing a paper called ‘A New Future for Social Security in Scotland’. This will be published in March 2017. In that paper, the Scottish Government made a commitment to work with people across Scotland to determine how best to use the new social security powers which will be devolved by the Scotland Act 2016. The Scottish Government believe that there should be opportunities for everyone to participate in the debates and decisions that matter to them, regardless of their circumstances or backgrounds.
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Work, Health and Disability – Making Lives Better

Closing date: Sunday 5 February 2017 The UK Government is looking for people to respond to their consultation called Making Lives Better: The Work, Health and Disability Green Paper. The UK Government want to help disabled people into work and support for people with health conditions; help employers get new employees and healthy workplaces and high quality health and care for everyone.
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Widening Access to Scottish Universities for Disabled People

Closing date: Tuesday 22 November 2016 The Equalities and Human Rights Committee of the Scottish Parliament is considering the Scottish Government’s proposed budget for the financial year 2017 to 2018. Over the course of its work programme, the Committee will consider many issues regarding equality policy and the various protected characteristics set out under the Equality Act 2010, such as age, gender, sexual orientation and so on.
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