Tag Archives: Scottish Government

The Voluntary Sector Development Fund (VSDF) – apply for funding now to assist staff obtain required qualifications


The Scottish Government have confirmed the VSDF will be available again this year to support a range of... Read More

Consultation on Abolition of Care Charges


A consultation has taken place on a proposed bill to abolish care charges for non-residential care.  The Unit... Read More

Housing Support Forum


A national forum for housing support The Housing Support Forum grew out of the Supporting People Forum which... Read More

Future of the Independent Living Fund in Scotland


The Scottish Government has confirmed that, following the closure of the UK Independent Living Fund in June 2015,... Read More
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Regulations laid in Parliament


Integration regulations laid in Parliament  Affirmative regulations have been laid in Parliament to support the integration of health... Read More
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Developing a Housing Action Plan


Scotland’s Housing Conference is an exciting event being held by Scottish Government on 18th November at Murrayfield, around... Read More
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Re-thinking Welfare: Fair, Personal and Simple


The Expert Working Group on Welfare published their second report. The group considers the principles which could underpin the welfare system in the event of a "yes" vote and and what steps an independent Scotland would need to take to set up a welfare system.... Read More

Homelessness Statistics – December 2013


Latest official homelessness statistics to December 2013, published 25 March, indicate continuing falls in recorded homelessness across Scotland.... Read More

Future Care Outside Hospital in Scotland


The Scottish Government has issued an open call for innovative ideas that will transform future care outside hospitals.... Read More

Scottish Government Welfare Reform and Housing Update – September 2012


In June 2010 the UK Government announced a series of reforms to Housing Benefit. Included were reductions to the... Read More