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Response to the Consultation on the Rented Sector
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

PEWG responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on its draft rented sector strategy, with the help of Quaker Housing Trust.

Scottish Elections 2022 Advocacy Guide
Wednesday, 30 March 2022

The 2022 Scottish local elections are due to take place on 5 May 2022, as part of the 2022 United Kingdom local elections.

PEWG response to Draft Fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4)
Wednesday, 30 March 2022

We have responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the Draft Fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4) from our convictions as Quakers.

Parliamentary Engagement work, 2021-2022
Friday, 28 January 2022

We had a busy year in 2021: Our Parliamentary Engagement Officer Andrew Tomlinson has written a round-up of the work done during 2021 which is in the Documents section of this page and on each of t

Response to Consultation on on Assessment of wellbeing (Getting it Right for Every Child)
Wednesday, 26 January 2022

PEWG responded to a consultation on statutory guidance in line with Section 96(3) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (the Act), which states that Scottish Ministers must issue gui

Response to Consultation on Ending the need for foodbanks
Wednesday, 26 January 2022

In this consultation the Scottish government were seeking suggestions on the practical actions the Scottish Government and other actors can take to end the need for food banks, with a view to devel

Response to Consultation on Land Rights and Responsibilities
Wednesday, 26 January 2022

The PEWG have responded to the Scottish Government's Review of their Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement.

Quakers respond to All Our Rights in Law consultation
Wednesday, 27 January 2021

 Quakers in Scotland have responded to the call for views by the independent task force set up by the Scottish Government which is currently consulting about a potential new Human Rights law for Sc

Strengthening Children's Rights in Scotland
Thursday, 15 October 2020

Quakers in Scotland make a submission to the consultation on the incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law

Parliamentary Engagement Officer
Appointment of Parliamentary Engagement Officer
Saturday, 10 October 2020

A new Parliamentary Engagement Officer has been appointed and started work on the 5th October.

He is Andrew Tomlinson and has previously worked for the Church of Scotland.

Strengthening Children's Rights in Scotland
Monday, 5 October 2020


Quakers in Scotland are working with Together (Scottish Alliance for
Children’s Rights) on a new Bill to enshrine children’s rights into Scots
law.

Quakers join call for Just and Green Recovery from COVID-19 in Scotland
Monday, 15 June 2020

Quakers in Scotland have joined with civic society organisations in calling on the First Minister to discuss how Scotland can lead a radical response to the double crises of climate change and Coro