The funding supports existing summer holiday programmes for those aged 5 – 14. It can also be used to develop new ones.
121,101 children were in funded Early Learning and Childcare places in Scotland at the end of April 2022 – an increase of 9,527 since January 202
“It locks in social care as a commodity in a market rather than a public service for citizens. In doing so it confirms profit from care as a founding principle of the National Care Service” Unison
The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 requires councils to appoint religious representatives to committees considering education matters.
“These figures are utterly astounding. The combined total for the Highlands and Islands is almost half a billion pounds (£417,611,000).” – Rhoda Grant MSP
” the offer is, unbelievably, weighted towards those on the highest pay and will further exacerbate the issue of endemic low pay which plagues this sector. “
” The impact of the pandemic on carers’ mental health and wellbeing has been substantial with many expressing feelings of loneliness, isolation, stress and anxiety. ” Mark Griffin, MSP
“SEPA has a pivotal role in helping Scotland prepare more powerfully for future increased flooding and this consultation is an important opportunity for people across Scotland to have their say on how flood risk is managed in the future.”
£20million from the Scottish Welfare fund is to be used flexibly and £10million to provide free school meals.
In May 2019 there were 22,100 Airbnb properties listed in Scotland but it is known that there are many more short term lets taking place.