Inclusion Scotland has released a guide to the impacts of welfare reform on disabled people.
The booklet is available in PDF format using the link below:
Purpose for the Powers: the future for Social Security in Scotland – HAVE YOUR SAY on the new social security powers! Wednesday 22nd June 11am (registration from 10.30am) – 4pm at Norton Park Conference… Continue Reading Purpose for the Powers: the future for Social Security in Scotland
Ross is doing an internship with the Fair Work Directorate at the Scottish Government at one of their Glasgow offices. My initial reactions of the Scottish Government are overwhelmingly positive, although it did take me… Continue Reading This is my pursuit of happiness!
The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 (the Act) aims to improve outcomes and reduce inequality for communities: through the ownership or control of land and buildings, and by strengthening their voices in decisions about public… Continue Reading Community Empowerment
Many disabled people’s lives are scarred by poverty. The evidence suggests that due to austerity cuts and welfare “reforms” more disabled people are experiencing poverty. But what is the true scale of the problem? According… Continue Reading Poverty and Social Security Policy Panel
Payment: UK Living Wage rate of £8.45 per hour Accountable to: Host MSP (employer) or, in their absence, a member of their office team Contract: 35 hours per week for 12 weeks or… Continue Reading Labour Parliamentary Internship for Disabled People
Gillian Mackay was placed with Allison Johnstone MSP and Patrick Harvie MSP for the Scottish Greens in 2015. She did parliamentary research work across the Greens and Independents group, and helped research a parliamentary bill… Continue Reading I’d love to be an MSP!
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This is an opportunity for a disabled person to work with Liam McArthur, MSP for Orkney Islands in the Scottish Parliament as a Parliamentary Researcher. Payment: £10 per hour Accountable to: Liam McArthur… Continue Reading Scottish Liberal Democrats Internship for Disabled People
This is an opportunity for a disabled person to work with Oliver Mundell, MSP for Dumfriesshire in the Scottish Parliament as a Parliamentary Researcher. Payment: UK Living Wage rate of £8.45 per hour Accountable… Continue Reading Conservative Party Internship for Disabled People