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A speech by the chairman of Glasgow-based food bank, Loaves and Fishes, to the Scottish Parliament’s Welfare Reform Committee has been circulating on social media recently. The powerful speech by Denis Curran was made as part of a Welfare Reform Committee hearing about possible links between the Westminster government’s welfare […]

Charity: increased food bank use linked to welfare cuts

On 3rd April we held the second of our policy reunions. The Scottish Climate Change Act 2009 was the most significant piece of legislation approved by the Scottish Parliament in its third session 2007-2011. It built on earlier legislation approved by Westminster but there were significant differences not only in the […]

Climate Change Policy Reunion – Stewart Stevenson speaks to Policy ...

On Thursday 3rd of April, we hosted a public debate about equalities and the referendum debate. We were delighted to welcome as speakers; Dr Lesley Orr – Woman of Influence of the Year 2012, , academic, feminist historian Roza Salih – VP Advocacy & Diversity, Student Representative Council , Strathclyde University Nazed […]

Equalities and the Referendum debate Dr Matthew Waites, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Glasgow, talks about his new book, ‘Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Commonwealth: Struggles for Decriminalisation and Change’ Corinne Lennox and Matthew Waites, eds. (2013). The book is has been published on a not-for-profit basis […]

Human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity in the Commonwealth