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Policy and legislation
Our Director, Neil Henery and our Policy and Engagement Manager, Robert McGeachy, attended the cross party group on learning disability on Tuesday 11th September at the Scottish Parliament. We were absolutely delighted that all five of our recommendations were taken up by the group. You can read our presentation below. We are very grateful for […]
Camphill Scotland and our partners including SCVO, Volunteer Scotland, Cyrenians, L’Arche and Volunteering Matters have written to the Home Secretary, the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, to request an urgent meeting to discuss our concerns about the impact of Brexit, and about the current treatment of Tier 5 applications from Non-EU Citizens wishing to volunteer […]
Camphill Scotland has worked with Camphill Newton Dee to submit a response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on its proposals to increase the employment of disabled people in the public sector. A key part of the Scottish Government’s disability strategy, A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People, focuses on reducing barriers to employment for disabled people. […]
Camphill Scotland has worked with Camphill Blair Drummond to submit a response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on its proposals to reform the current Protection of Vulnerable Group scheme. The Scottish Government’s consultation focused on proposals for the reform to the disclosure regime in Scotland. The aim is for respondents to focus on what changes […]
We are delighted to share with you our Annual review of 2017-18. We hope you will find the review of what was a very busy year informative and engaging. Please get in touch if you would like to receive a hard copy by post.
St John’s School held a Festival recently to celebrate their 70th Anniversary at Camphill School Aberdeen. The Festival of Learning included exhibitions of the children’s and young people’s work, and also featured the opening of the Noah’s Ark replica model by local MSP, Maureen Watt. This model has been built in the playground by the […]
Camphill Scotland, in consultation with our members, identified 5 key improvements that could be made to the Scottish Government’s proposed ‘Supporting disabled children, young people and their Families’ resource. The Scottish Government stated that This consultation will be one step towards developing a central, inclusive source of information that seeks to ease the pressure on […]
The potential impact of Brexit upon Camphill in Scotland, and upon the lives of co-workers from other EU countries in Scottish Camphill communities, was raised at the Scottish Parliament’s Cross Party Group (CPG) on Brexit by Camphill Scotland and Members. The purpose of the CPG on Brexit is to: Act as a watchdog over the […]
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