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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 Politics

Last week many of our political leaders made the most of recess and set off on their Summer holidays after an apparently gruelling political session so far...you can almost feel the sympathy up and down the country. With the sure footed Theresa May hillwalking in the Alps... Read more
Like many working in public affairs, I’m guilty of trotting out lots of statistics to support my organisation’s policy objectives and calls to action. There are 759,000 unpaid carers in Scotland, and on top of that there are the hidden carers that we can’t measure through the... Read more
Racism, lobbying and Holyrood 2016 with David McColgan, SCVO policy committee member In the latest SCVO Policy Podcast, Policy Officer Jenny Bloomfield talks to David McColgan, SCVO policy committee member. Listen below to find out: David's suggestions on how the third sector... Read more
Politics, the new budget and the 'National Living Wage' with Stephen Boyd, STUC In the latest SCVO Policy Podcast, Policy Officer Jenny Bloomfield talks to Stephen Boyd, Assistant Secretary at STUC. Listen below to find out: What Stephen thinks of the performance of SNP MPs so... Read more
Politics and power in post-referendum Scotland with Juliet Swann, Electoral Reform Society Scotland In the second of SCVO's Policy Podcasts, Policy Officer Jenny Bloomfield and Juliet Swann, Campaigns and Research Officer at ERS Scotland, discuss some topical political issues... Read more