Inclusion Scotland recently received festive thank you from the Minister for Social Security, Jeane Freeman MSP.
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
Eleanor Macleod is completing her internship with The Scottish Government in the Communities Analysis Division. She has written a blog about what it has been like to work at the Scottish Government, included the highlights… Continue Reading My Experience as a Social Security Intern
In November the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston, will undertake an official visit to the UK at the invitation of the UK Government. His visit will… Continue Reading UN Human Rights and Poverty – What is your experience?
Rebecca Farren interned with Neil Findlay MSP for 4 months with an Parliamentary Internship. These internships give disabled people a chance to get experience of parliamentary research and processes in the Scottish Parliament. Here she… Continue Reading I found my new normal and it was fantastic!
Laura Chapman, aka ‘Mole’ was an intern with Christina McKelvie MSP for the SNP from January to April 2018. She did parliamentary research on Universal Credit, speech writing and worked on a parliamentary bill about… Continue Reading Mole’s internship blog “Thank you for joy!”
Scotland’s leading Disabled People’s Organisation, Inclusion Scotland, has welcomed the passing of a “significantly improved” Social Security Bill by the Scottish Parliament today. Bill Scott, Inclusion Scotland’s Director of Policy said “As an organisation we… Continue Reading Press Release: Disabled People welcome improved Social Security Bill