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The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry has been hit by another resignation, leaving it with just one panel member. Glenn Houston said he has accepted two other public appointments and resigned from the panel to avoid any potential conflict of interest. He is the third original panel member to resign from…
The Scottish Government has today confirmed the appointment of Iona Colvin as Scotland’s Chief Social Work Adviser. Ms Colvin is currently Chief Officer at the North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership and, following an open recruitment exercise, will be seconded to the Scottish Government for a period of two…
Plans to close more than 20 Jobcentres in Scotland will heap stress on some of the most vulnerable, employability minister Jamie Hepburn has said. He was speaking in advance of meeting UK employment minister Damian Hinds in London to raise concerns about the proposals face-to-face for a second time. The…
Charities dedicated to helping abuse survivors and victims of rape are to be given funding from the Scottish Government on a three-year basis in future. Equalities Secretary Angela Constance announced the move, which she said would provide "greater clarity and reassurance" for organisations working in the area. From July 2017,…
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