Tag: Shirley-Anne Somerville
Letter to Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills
We sent the following letter to Shirley-Anne Somerville (Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills) and Clare Haughey (Minister for Children and Young People) on 31st August 2022 regarding single-sex...
Meeting with Scottish Government Officials
We were very surprised to see the consultation paper that accompanies the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill state that a member of Forwomen.Scot had met with Scottish Government officials...
The Scottish Government funds organisations working towards the outcomes in their Equally Safe policy for eradicating violence against women and girls. Funds were last awarded in 2017 for a...
Consultation with Stakeholders – update
Following on from our earlier blog article, the Parliamentary Questions raised by Jeremy Balfour have now been answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville as follows:
Consultation with Stakeholders
When Nicola Surgeon stated that feminist’s concerns were “misplaced” at a United Nations conference last February we thought it would be an ideal time to try and arrange a...
It’s a start
For Women Scotland was formed on the 20th of June 2018 and it’s rather fitting that, exactly one year later, Shirley-Anne Somerville’s statement in Parliament on the reform of...
Twitter thread re GRA Announcement
Link to Twitter thread: hereArchived here: http://archive.fo/nyZCD Thread: The shenanigans of @scotgov regarding the announcement of proposals to reform the GRA are, to say the least, concerning. There are...