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Policy overview

Amy Woodhouse gives an update of key policy developments.

The Scottish budget and child poverty statistics have been pored over by End Child Poverty Coalition members, including Parenting across Scotland. Looking to the future the Scottish Government has been working on guidance to the UNCRC Act and responding to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. Parliament has also been considering an increase in minimum unit pricing which we support.

 

Read the full policy update here

Policy overview: March 2024

Your monthly update of key policy developments of relevance to Parenting across Scotland, our members and wider network.

Parenting across Scotland - out and about!

Arran Goodfellow, PAS Policy and Engagement Officer, starts our 'Out and about' series with a report on her visit to Multi-Cultural Family Base in Edinburgh.

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Out and about

Multi-Cultural Family Base

In the first of our 'Out and about' series, Arran Goodfellow reports on her visit to Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) in Edinburgh. 

MCFB works with children and families who are experiencing difficulties. Many of their service users are from ethnic minority groups, including migrants.

 

Read Arran's post