Inclusion Scotland recently received festive thank you from the Minister for Social Security, Jeane Freeman MSP.
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
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
We were delighted to have mentioned no less than seven times during the debate on “Dignity, Fairness and Respect in Disability Benefits” in the Scottish Parliament on 10th June 2016: Adam Tomkins (Glasgow) (Con): I… Continue Reading Inclusion Scotland mentioned throughout Scottish Parliament Social Security debate
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?
We have recently recieved a thank you from the Minister for Social Security, Jeane Freeman MSP for the role we played in the introduction of the Social Security Bill. You can read her thank you… Continue Reading A thank you from the Minister of Social Security
Scottish Government responds to welcome the call to action from the Social Renewal Advisory Board Today the Scottish Government published its initial response to the Social Renewal Advisory Board’s Report “If not now, when?”. Welcoming… Continue Reading Scottish Government responds to welcome the call to action from the Social Renewal Advisory Board