We have produced a manifesto for the General Election on June 8th 2017 and are calling on candidates to pledge their support
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Disabled people know best what matters and what needs to change. Our Disabled People’s Organisations, like Inclusion Scotland and the members of the Scottish Independent Living Coalition (SILC) are organisations of, not for, disabled people… Continue Reading SILC’s Letter to the Human Rights Taskforce on UNCRPD General Comment 7
Chief Executive Officer of Inclusion Scotland Reports to: Board of trustees Salary: £53,635 per annum starting salary. Pension: 8 % employer contribution Hours: 35 hours a week (full-time) Annual Holiday: 35 days, including 10 days for… Continue Reading Inclusion Scotland is recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer
Disabled people’s organisations and carers’ organisations have come together to call on Scottish Government to take urgent, radical action to create a social care support system worthy of the name. In an open letter to… Continue Reading Call for urgent radical action to transform Scotland’s social care support system
“For anyone thinking of applying for this internship in the future, my advice would be don’t be hesitant, as it is a great opportunity for disabled people.” By Laura Murdanaigum Before my internship I was… Continue Reading Helping to create a new Scottish Social Security Benefit System through lived experience.
“I would strongly recommend that any disabled person seeking employment apply for an opportunity on this programme as it really helps to build confidence and has such a diverse range of internships. The programme empowers… Continue Reading Human Resources Intern Experience Blog with Skills Development Scotland
Our new report, ‘Services for who?’, is the culmination of a 2 year DRILL funded research project which explored the experiences of disabled people with other characteristics when accessing services. We spoke to disabled people and service… Continue Reading Services For Who?
What is the #myworkstory campaign? On Friday 1 December 2017, Independent Living in Scotland, part of Inclusion Scotland, is launched #myworkstory, a social media campaign to encourage disabled people to get talking about being themselves at… Continue Reading #myworkstory campaign
In February 2021 Inclusion Scotland ran a survey to ask disabled people their views on key aspects of the Adult Disability Payment draft regulations. This report sets out what disabled people told us and our… Continue Reading Disabled People’s view of the draft Adult Disability Payment Regulations
Factsheet: Programme for Government 2020-2021 – Employment Date: September 2020 This factsheet covers what the Scottish Government’s 2020-2021 Programme for Government sets out to do on Employment and how this relates to disabled people. Download… Continue Reading Factsheet: on Employment and Disabled People in the Scottish Government’s 2020-2021 Programme for Government
Up to 50 volunteers from across Scotland are being sought for an innovative new project that will help shape the future of adult social care support in Scotland. The People-led Policy Panel project, being launched… Continue Reading Press Release: 50 people sought to help shape future of adult social care support