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Supporting Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Posts tagged Europe

Rachel Le Noan blogs on the importance of the voluntary sector's voice in Europe, and how you can have your say. As daily news reminds us, world politics and dynamics are powerful and have consequences for us all, no matter where we live. Next year won’t be an exception with... Read more
Briefing to the Scottish Parliament's Finance and Public Administration Committee ahead of the committee's evidence session with the UK Government's Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. Summary The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO... Read more
Download briefing PDF About us Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for the voluntary sector. We champion the sector, provide services, and debate big issues. Along with our community of 2,600+ members, we believe that... Read more
SCVO briefing to the Scottish Parliament's Social Justice and Social Security Committee ahead of appearing at committee on 9 December 2021. About this submission The turbulence of the pandemic has exposed how important it is for Scotland's voluntary sector to be adaptable and... Read more
Contributors to this report are: • Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) • Inclusion Scotland • Human Rights Consortium Scotland • Engender • Scottish Environment LINK • Citizens’ Rights Project • Scottish... Read more
WCVA NICVA NCVO SCVO Consultation-Response-Civil-Society-Engagement-on-the-TCA-1-1Download Please direct any queries to:Charles Whitmore – and Lilla Farkas – lfarkas@wcva.cymruConsultation on Government engagement with business and civil society groups... Read more
This is it, this time it is for real. When I come back to the (home) office after the Christmas break, Brexit will be the new reality for me… and you. As I write, many questions remain unanswered, including as to whether or not there will be a deal. Also, let’s face it, in the... Read more
As some of you with long memories might remember, the UK once voted to leave the European Union. Yes, way back in June 2016 Britain took back control, cut the cord from Brussels and stepped out into a world of unimaginable free trade riches. Except, that’s not exactly what... Read more
At the end of last year SCVO ran its first pilot to test out our new innovative e-learning platform that we’ve developed with organisations from four other European countries - Ireland, Finland, Latvia and Estonia. The Project – SCOPE, is funded by ERASMUS+, the European... Read more
Introduction The current settled status scheme places the human rights of EU citizens at fundamental risk – their right to their private and family life, to work, to health and to social security are undermined. EU citizens have been living here as a right, but will now be... Read more