Inclusion Scotland recently received festive thank you from the Minister for Social Security, Jeane Freeman MSP.
“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.
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
“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
This MSP briefing was written for the Scottish Parliament Debate on Programme for Government 2020-2021 02 September 2020 Inclusion Scotland is a ‘Disabled People’s Organisation’ (DPO) – led by disabled people ourselves. Inclusion Scotland works… Continue Reading Inclusion Scotland MSP Briefing: Independent Review of Adult Social Care Support
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!