Angela Constance MSP

Angela Constance MSP

Written 5 posts

Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities

Investing in equality

21st March 2017

It should come as no surprise that, as Equalities Secretary, creating a fairer and more equal Scotland is something I’m passionate about. But it’s something that is becoming more important in this changing political landscape. Brexit has, unfortunately, been a factor in the raising of racial tensions and abuse in the UK, according to Home…

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Being bold on International Women’s Day

8th March 2017

Be bold for change. It’s a simple message for this year’s International Women’s Day and one we can all get behind. This international day is a chance to celebrate women’s achievements, contributions and gains. And it is also an opportunity to look at what more can, and should, be done to ensure equality in Scotland,…

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UN World Day of Social Justice

20th February 2017

Angela Constance blogs on UN World Day of Social Justice, talking about the action being taken in Scotland.

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Remaining resolute in our message to refugees

15th February 2017

Scotland welcomes refugees. It’s a message that is part of our history. We opened our doors to refugees from Europe in the first and second world wars.  Later we welcomed refugees from Vietnam, Bosnia, K osovo and the Democratic Republic of Congo. And in the past year and a half that message has particularly come…

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Being innovators in LGBT History Month

1st February 2017

We have strongly supported LGBT History Month for well over a decade now, and so it’s important we look back on the steps and achievements reached to get to where we are now.

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