University of Glasgow report: Attracting and Retaining Migrants in Post-Brexit Scotland – Is a Social Integration Strategy the Answer?

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Scotland would benefit from introducing a social integration strategy for all migrants, providing it is mainstreamed and aimed at supporting the inclusion of everyone into local communities and within the wider society, regardless of their ethnic background.

This is from the June 2018 report (pdf) from Dr Paulina Trevena  at the University of Glasgow on whether introducing a social integration strategy for all migrants in Scotland could support the goal of attracting and retaining people in the country.

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Scottish Government report: Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland

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Legislation alone cannot change attitudes, but it can contribute. It can also raise awareness, and give victims of hate crime confidence that it will be taken seriously by authorities.

This is according to a May 2018 independent review (pdf) of hate crime legislation in Scotland, by Lord Bracadale, a senior member of the judiciary.

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation report: Brexit, General Election and Indyref: The Role of Low-Income Voters in Scotland

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Scottish politics is in a state of flux and the referendums on Scottish independence in 2014, and then Britain’s EU membership in 2016, have created new dividing lines in politics.

This is according to the May 2018 report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on the role of low-income Scottish voters on Brexit, the general election and Indyref.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission report: Housing and Disabled People – Britain’s Hidden Crisis

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Housing is the cornerstone of independent living, yet many disabled people live in homes that do not meet their requirements.

This is according to the May 2018 report on housing and disabled people in England, Wales and Scotland by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

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