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’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
Across Scotland on May 4th 2017 there are 39 disabled candidates who have been supported by the Access to Elected Office Fund pilot administered by Inclusion Scotland. You can find the full list of candidates… Continue Reading Access to Elected Office fund candidates election results
The evening of Tuesday 30th May, just over a week before the General Election, Inclusion Scotland, and a coalition of other equalities organisations, hosted a hustings where party representatives could address equalities issues, chaired by… Continue Reading Inclusion Scotland co-hosts General Election #EqualityHustings
When it comes to pioneering projects, the third sector is chock full of them. Our collective passion, determination and love for what we do is an asset to Scottish society. Inclusion Scotland is absolutely delighted… Continue Reading Vote for us in the Scottish Charity Awards!
Disabled people are massively under-represented in the new Scottish Parliament. In some ways the recent Scottish Parliament elections for 2016 were the most accessible yet. The five parties represented in the Scottish Parliament had just… Continue Reading Where are all the disabled politicians?
This MSP briefing was written for the Scottish Parliament Debate on the Programme for Government on 2nd September 2020 Inclusion Scotland is a ‘Disabled People’s Organisation’ (DPO) – led by disabled people ourselves. Inclusion Scotland… Continue Reading Inclusion Scotland MSP Briefing: Disabled People’s Employment and Employability