North Ayrshire Council is fully committed to creating a fairer and more equal society where no one lives in poverty. To renew their ongoing commitment to tackling the root causes of poverty, Elected Members agreed upon the creation of a new Local Child Poverty Action Plan 2022-23 at a recent meeting of Cabinet. The action plan [...]
All of our meetings are open to the public and all you have to do to contribute is speak to your local Community Representative about what you want to put forward. If you don’t know who your local Representative is please contact us and we will put you in touch with them. Arran [...]
A new Scottish Cyber Co-ordination Centre is being set up. The SC3 will have a primary focus on the public sector initially, and in its first year, will look at how Scotland can manage threat and vulnerability at scale; how to build the cyber security capabilities of the public sector and how responses to incidents can [...]
A project plan for the establishment of access to a network of ‘Bairns’ Hooses’ by 2025 has been published. This is a child-centred approach to delivering justice, care and recovery for children who have experienced trauma.
Advice services have seen a decrease in demand for money and welfare rights advice over 2020-21, however this trend is not expected to continue, according to a report published by the Improvement Service.
A new National Strategy for Economic Transformation has been published. Investment will be prioritised in entrepreneurialism, skills and retraining and the development of new markets and opportunities, particularly in the Just Transition to net zero.
Revised payment arrangements for NHS dentists will be linked more closely to the number of patients they see under changes being introduced in April. This aims to increase the number of patients seen.