Responses to consultations undertaken by Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament committees, Scottish public bodies, and UK public bodies.
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Engender submission to the Scottish Government consultation on the Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act regulations and guidance. Date: August 2015Filename: Scottish-Welfare-fund-consultation-August-2015.pdf | File size: 435KB | Tags: welfare
Since 2010, £26 billion worth of cuts have been made to benefits, tax credits, pay and pensions. 85% of this has been taken from women’s incomes.
Engender welcomes this opportunity to submit our views to the Welfare Reform Committee’s inquiry on women and welfare reform. This submission highlights the links between discrimination against women within the welfare reform agenda with other areas of gender inequality.
The Joint Ministerial Working Group on Welfare is an intergovernmental group with ministerial representatives from Scottish and UK governments working around the post-Smith Commission devolution of some elements of social security. This is a joint statement to that working group from (in alphabetical order): Close the Gap, Electoral Reform Society Scotland, Engender, Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland, Inclusion Scotland, Lead Scotland, NUS Scotland Women's Campaign, One Parent Families Scotland, the Poverty Alliance, Rape Crisis Scotland, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Scottish Refugee Council, Scottish Women's Aid, Scottish Women's Budget Group, Shelter Scotland, Voluntary Action Scotland, Women's Support Project, YouthLink Scotland, YWCA Scotland, and Zero Tolerance. Date: March 2015Filename: A-statement-to-the-joint-ministerial-working-group-on-welfare.pdf | File size: 735KB | Tags: welfare
Engender's response to the Welfare Reform Committee's consultation on the Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill. Date: August 2014Filename: Scottish-Welfare-fund-consultation-August-2014.pdf | File size: 590KB | Tags: welfare
Engender's response to the Expert Working Group on Welfare's second call for written evidence on social security in an independent Scotland. Publication date: December 2013Filename: 1312-working-group-on-welfare-call-to-evidence.doc | File size: 56KB | Tags: constitution welfare
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