Policy Update

Press Release

By Social Enterprise Scotland

Scottish Local Authorities

Edinburgh - New Pennywell All Care Centre officially opened

Glasgow – Young People take over Royal Concert Hall in first MCR Pathways National Conference and unveil Scottish Government support of countrywide plan

North Lanarkshire – £3.5 million transport project for Motherwell station

Renfrewshire - Street Stuff presented with national environmental award


The Scottish Government

Call to involve people in their care options - Strengthening relationships with patients

Centenary Fund - 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. 


Consultations and Publications

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


Scottish Political Parties

Scottish Conservatives – Campaign to protect police dogs is launched in Scotland

Scottish Greens - Johnstone to improve Social Security Bill to end disruptive & stressful disability assessments 

Scottish Labour - Scottish Labour set timetable for new deputy leader 

Scottish Liberal Democrats - Lib Dems propose collective banking hubs


The Scottish Parliament

Read the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work committee newsletter

What kind of Scotland do you want to live in? Holyrood to consider Scottish Government’s revised societal goals


UK Government

New ‘Find a Job’ service to support thousands of jobseekers into work

Foreign Secretary announces £9m to save our oceans


UK Political Parties

Green Party - Green Party responds to Government plan to ban plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds

SNP - Made in Scotland: securing our manufacturing future

Liberal Democrats - Break-up the big tech monopolies 

Labour - Labour will replace this failing system with personalised, holistic support, responsive to individual needs


UK Parliament

Impact of Brexit on UK small and medium-sized enterprises examined

Advocacy organisations discuss proposed UK-EU security treaty


Europe & International

Shaping globalisation: Commission mobilises €9.8 million to help former workers of Air France find new jobs

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