North Ayrshire Child Poverty Action Plan 2022-23

2022-07-18T11:06:14+01:00July 18th, 2022|Arran, Garnock Valley, Irvine, Kilwinning, North Ayrshire Council, North Coast, Partners News, Reports, Scottish Government, Three Towns|

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 [...]

Vision for Trade – Annual Report

2022-04-12T11:13:10+01:00April 12th, 2022|Scottish Government|

The Vision for Trade annual report sets out steps taken to increase progress towards net zero through trade, while making it easier for businesses to access international markets.

Awareness raising of NHS rape and sexual assault service launched

2022-04-12T11:12:08+01:00April 12th, 2022|Scottish Government|

A marketing campaign has been launched to ensure people know about a dedicated national NHS service that offers choices in healthcare, forensic examination and support after a rape or sexual assault. The national service, will allow those aged 16 and over to self-refer for a forensic health examination at a Sexual Assault Response Coordination Service (SARCS), [...]

Water Safety Action Plan

2022-04-01T13:01:07+01:00April 1st, 2022|Scottish Government|

A new Water Safety Action Plan details plans for new water safety promotions targeted at areas with a higher risk of drowning, roll-out of a drowning incident review scheme, lesson plans on water safety for pupils, continued development of the National Learn to Swim Framework and training for businesses and the public on how to use [...]

Fire and rescue framework 2022

2022-04-01T13:00:22+01:00April 1st, 2022|Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Scottish Government|

The Fire and Rescue Framework for Scotland 2022 provides SFRS with strategic priorities and guidance on how to deliver progress. The overriding purpose of SFRS remains working with communities and partners to improve the safety and well-being of people throughout Scotland. The Framework also highlights the increasing impact of climate change with greater risks from increased [...]

Institutionalising Participatory and Deliberative Democracy Working Group

2022-04-01T12:59:26+01:00April 1st, 2022|Scottish Government|

A report from Institutionalising Participatory and Deliberative Democracy Working Group has been published. It recommends how the Scottish Government's ambition for change can be delivered to make Scotland’s democracy more participative and inclusive, and proposes next steps as it incorporates processes for participatory and deliberative democracy into the democratic system.

Keeping the Promise implementation plan

2022-04-01T12:58:07+01:00April 1st, 2022|Scottish Government|

The ‘Keeping The Promise Implementation Plan’ aims to significantly reduce the number of children in care. It outlines plans to introduce a national allowance for foster and kinship carers, provide a £200 grant each year for 16 to 25-year-olds with care experience and redesigning the Children's Hearings System.