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News of interest to disabled people, those working with them and anyone with an interest in inclusive and accessible policy and equal rights.

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Inclusion Scotland and People-led Policy Panel (PLPP) submissions to the Scottish Government’s Independent Review of Adult Social Care Support.
By Lynne Wham | Comments are Closed
Inclusion Scotland and the People-Led Policy Panel have made written submissions to the Independent Review of Adult Social Care Support.In September 2020 the First Minister announced that there would
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Intern Blog: So, this is what positive action and affirmation feels like?
By Naomi Waite | Comments are Closed
So, this is what positive action and affirmation feels like?By Billianna Allen-MandevilleI was unemployed for six months before starting my internship. I never thought that after graduating and studyi
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Incorporation of United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD) into Scots Law
By Lynne Wham | Comments are Closed
Making our human rights real means having our rights in law. The UK Government, including Scotland, is signed up to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. The conve
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Disabled People’s Views of the Fairer Scotland For Disabled People Delivery Plan
By Lynne Wham | Comments are Closed
A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People? What do you think has changed?In 2016, the Scottish Government published its delivery plan for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Disabled People cal
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Inclusion Scotland’s 2019 – 2020 Annual Report
By Lynne Wham | Comments are Closed
Reading this annual report on what Inclusion Scotland did in the year ending March 2020 is a reminder of how it was before the Covid-19 virus arrived and the world changed. We continued our work on pr
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Virtual Event and Webinar Attendees Privacy Notice
By Lynne Wham | Comments are Closed
Inclusion Scotland is what is called the ‘Controller’ of the personal information you give to us. ‘Personal information’ means things like your name, your email address or your phone number. Why are
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Did you know…?
Disabled people are significantly more likely to be victims of crime than non-disabled people. This gap is largest amongst 16-34 year-olds where 39% of disabled people reported having been a victim of crime compared to 28% of non-disabled people.

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