23rd May 2017 by michellekerr
European Social Fund Tackling Poverty & Social Exclusion. Round 2 announcement including dates and contact details.
17th May 2017 by Angela Constance MSP
Angela Constance blogs on International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
21st April 2017 by fairer-scotland
Guest blog from Hala Ousta, a recent apppointment to the sportscotland board which has now achieved 50/50 gender representation.
28th March 2017 by Jeane Freeman MSP
1,000 people have now signed up for our Experience Panels - Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman encourages more to come forward
20th February 2017 by Angela Constance MSP
Angela Constance blogs on UN World Day of Social Justice, talking about the action being taken in Scotland.
15th February 2017 by Angela Constance MSP
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...
1st February 2017 by Angela Constance MSP
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.
12th October 2016 by Shona McTavish
On Wednesday 5 October 2016 Angela Constance, Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities launched the Fairer Scotland Action Plan at the Princes Trust in Glasgow. The plan is a clear commitment to the people of Scotland that we are taking long term action to change our society and make it a fairer and...
8th August 2016 by Shona McTavish
Why are things so unfair? That’s a hard question but it’s the one asked by Councillor Jimmy Black, the chair of the Dundee Fairness Commission, in our report, A Fair Way to Go. It has a whopping 56 recommendations – way more than anyone planned. But to understand how we ended up with so many...
28th June 2016 by Shona McTavish
A Work Experience Student from James Hamilton Academy, Kilmarnock writes about ‘life as a Civil Servant’ for a week. Why politics at 14? At the age of 14, the Scottish Independence Referendum had a major impact on my outlook on life and my goals. As a strong Yes supporter without a vote I was extremely...