Policy Update

Sector News

By Social Enterprise Scotland

Scottish Local Authorities

Edinburgh - Thousands process through Edinburgh

Glasgow – Glasgow set for Scotland's first Low Emission Zone

North Lanarkshire – Grants available to support business growth

Renfrewshire - £100k boost for creative groups as part of Paisley 2021 legacy


The Scottish Government

Finance Secretary questions NHS Brexit dividend - Scotland needs guarantee that £2 billion promised for NHS will be delivered.

More affordable homes - Multi-million pound investment in mid-market rent scheme.


Consultations and Publications

Welfare Foods - a consultation on meeting the needs of children and families in Scotland


Scottish Political Parties

Scottish Conservatives – NHS deal for Scotland

Scottish Greens - Constitutional crisis increases urgency of giving people of Scotland control of their own future

Scottish Labour - Labour presses leadership to ‘get a move on’ over federalism

Scottish Liberal Democrats - Jardine calls for medical cannabis to be made available


The Scottish Parliament

Read the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work committee newsletter

Unlocking Ambition business stars announced

Social security and in-work poverty to be investigated by a Holyrood Committee


UK Government

£20 million investment to help tackle loneliness

PM's Social Enterprise roundtable: 18 June 2018


UK Political Parties

Green Party - Green co-leader to join week of action at Lancashire fracking site

SNP - Our action to end homelessness

Liberal Democrats - Break-up the big tech monopolies 

Labour – The number of Government-funded social rented homes being built has fallen by almost 90% since 2010


UK Parliament

Impact of Brexit on start-ups and scale-ups explored by Committee

Government’s environmental principles and governance consultation examined


Europe & International

EU releases €68 million for Sudan and South Sudan

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