Scottish Government is consulting on changes to Adults with Incapacity legislation. Will you contribute?

Scottish Government is consulting on changes to Adults with Incapacity legislation. Will you contribute?

From their website: This consultation seeks views on proposals for reform to the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 (AWI).

 

In 2000, when the AWI act came into force, it was regarded as ground-breaking legislation, essentially a world leader in capacity legislation. For the first time,

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The cumulative impact of tax and welfare reforms ‘1.5 million more children in poverty by 2021/22’ - UK

From Equality & Human Rights Commission: This is the final report from our research project looking at the effect of tax, welfare, social security and public spending.

It shows the effect of changes to the following parts of the tax and welfare systems:

  • income tax
  • National Insurance Contributio

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Poverty in Scotland UK 2017

From Joseph Rowntree Foundation: We recently launched a new briefing summarising how poverty rates in Scotland are changing.

This forms part of JRF’s monitoring across the UK of changes to poverty rates and the underlying drivers of poverty.

This briefing accompanies UK Poverty 2

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Social participation in children with neurodisability being examined by researchers at Leeds Beckett. Help needed (mainland UK)

Social participation in children with neurodisability being examined by researchers at Leeds Beckett. Help needed (mainland UK)

Rob Brooks and Charlotte Lambert write: A study looking at the importance of social participation for children and young people with a neurodisability has been launched by researchers at Leeds Beckett University.
 

Working with colleagues from Newcastle University, they will be finding out how

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