Author: 1gavin8yates3

The focus on Sustainable Development Goals in recent years has been pleasing to say the least. In an interconnected world we really do need to concentrate on what is really important. Using GDP as the sole measurement of progress, has largely been debunked and to...

Our fine colleagues at Community Care Providers Scotland commissioned the University of Strathclyde to research the consequences of the third sector handing back social care contracts. The report Handing Back Contracts: Exploring the rising trend in third sector provider withdrawal from the social care market,...

Yesterday, our Chief Executive met with representatives from government, voluntary organisations to discuss public perceptions to homelessness.As Homeless Action Scotland has been an advocate for improvement in this area it was great to see both the progress already made and some of the plans for...

The Herald has reported on the breaches of Unsuitable Accommodation Orders this weekend. They report that Edinburgh City Council were in breach on 750 occasions and failed to provide suitable temp for families and single people. It's good to see that the Housing Minister Kevin Stewart being...

The Scottish Government are consulting on changes to homelessness legislation on local connection and intentionality.We have been speaking to members about their views on this important issue.We will be putting in a response but would urge everyone to put their own views into the consultation...