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16 April 2007

/ Issue
79




Contents

(Control+left click to access weblinks)


Immigration and Asylum

Race Relations

Race Equality

Racism

Elections

Other News

Bills in Progress

Consultations

Funding Opportunities

Events/Conferences/Training Courses

Useful Links


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is in dissolution

until after the
election on 3 May 2007, and the UK Parliament is in recess
until 16 April 2007.


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Immigration and A
sylum


Press Releas
e


France says new immigration centre is no new Sangatte

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/about
-
us/news/french
-
immigrant
-
centre




New publication


Moving out of poverty


making migration work better for poor people

http://www.dfid.gov.uk/pubs/files/migration
-
policy.pdf




News


City spending on translation servi
ces doubles to £400,000


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=545462007



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Immigration and Asylum

News

(continued)


Poles to get in free on speedway night


http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/display.var.1322868.0.0.php


Poles 'embarrassed' to seek help


http://n
ews.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/highlands_and_islands/6551517.stm


Calais welfare centre ‘will lure more illegal migrants to Britain’

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article1
652656.ece


Our growing appetite for Polish food


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/04/15/npolish15.xml


Migrant workers credited with Ir
ish economy boost


http://observer.guardian.co.uk/world/story/0,,2057469,00.html


Reid to hold talks over 'new Sangatte'


http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/article2449991.ece


TOP





Race Relations


News


Outrage as author likens UK to Nazi era


http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/i ndex.cfm?id=577412007


Offensive rant reveals sad decline


http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=577202007


On the ball with
faith, hope and bigotry


http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/review.cfm?id=576072007


Muslims will not waver over veils


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/mai n.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/04/15/nveils15.xml


Multiracial Britain confuses Poles


http://observer.guardian.co
.uk/uk_news/story/0,,2057514,00.html


TOP


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Race Equality


News


Curry king in jobs appeal to black and Asian youths


http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/ne
ws/display.var.1320379.0.0.php


TOP





Racism


News


Imus slur so racist it has fallen from U.S. use


http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=554532007


Shock jock
taken off air for racist slurs at student team


http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=554002007


Reaction to shock jock’s outburst highlights ‘hypocrisy in America’
http:LLwww.sunda票erald.捯mLinternationalLshinternationalLdi獰la礮var.NP2VTPN.M.rea捴ion_to_s
ho捫cjo捫獟o
utbur獴_highlight獟hypo捲isy_in_ameri捡.php


Free advice in racism fight


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=556332007


Sexual assault on mother and baby


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/6546437.stm


Asylum seeker and baby sexually attacked

h
ttp://www.theherald.co.uk/news/news/display.var.1322667.0.0.php


Community unites in anger over attack on asylum seeker


http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/news/display.var.13226
53.0.0.php


Sex attack on asylum seeker and baby son


http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=559722007


Race attack on mum and baby


http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/display.var.1323619.0.0.php





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Racism

News

(continued)


Police to issue e
-
fit in hunt for racist attacker


http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/news/display.var.1326337.0.0.php


Cops to release e
-
fit of race attack fiend


http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/display.var.1327186.0.0.php


Appeal to sex attacker's friends


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/6547705.stm


Reward to trace city sex attacker

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/6554541.stm



Muslims offer £10k to find sex attacker


http://scotlandonsunday.scots
man.com/index.cfm?id=577642007


Community united in revulsion over racist sex assault

http://www.sundayherald.com/n
ews/heraldnews/display.var.1329713.0.community_united_in_re
vulsion_over_racist_sex_assault.php


Racism theory to restaurant fire attack


http://www.thecourier.co.uk/output
/2007/04/14/newsstory9559871t0.asp


Dundee not racist, says senior Muslim


http://www.thecourier.co.uk/output/2007/04/14/newsstory9559917t0.asp


German army in 'racist
video' row


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/6556643.stm


A $15m bigot humbled by the new America

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/andrew_sullivan/article1654450.ece


TOP











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Scottish Parliament and Council Elections


Manifestos


Conservative Party manifesto

http://www.scottishconservatives.com/pdfs/Manifesto%202007.pdf



Green Party manifesto

http://www.scotti
shgreens.org.uk/site/id/5709/title/SGP_Manifesto_2007.html



Labour Party manifesto

http://www.scottishlabour.org.uk/getdataattached.php?fileid=175



Liberal Democrat Party m
anifesto

http://www.nicolstephen.org.uk/assets/Full
-
LD
-
Manifesto
-
web.pdf



Scottish National Party manifesto

http://snp.org/policies


Scottish Socialist Party manifesto

http://www.ssp
-
election
-
2007.org.uk/

( c l i c k o n i ma g e i n l e f t
-
h a n d ma r g i n )


S o l i d a r i t y ma n i f e s t o

h t t p://www.s o l i d a r i
t y s c o t l a n d.o r g/

( c l i c k o n i ma g e i n r i g h t
-
h a n d ma r g i n )


S c o t t i s h S e n i o r C i t i z e n s U n i t y P a r t y ma n i f e s t o

h t t p://www.s s c u p.o r g/2.h t m l



C h r i s t i a n P e o p l e ’ s A l l i a n c e ma n i f e s t o

h t t p://c h r i s t i a n
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1.c u s t.h o s t
-
i t.c o.u k/s c o/i n d e x.p h p?p a g e =p o l i c i e s


U n i t e d K i n g d o m I n d e p e n d e n c e P a r t y ma n i f e s t o

h t t p://www.u k i p s c o t l a n d.o r g
/p d f/u k i p s c o t t i s h ma n i f e s t o.p d f



N H S F i r s t ma n i f e s t o

h t t p://www.n h s f i r s t.o r g.u k/h t ml/t h e _i s s u e s.h t ml



S c o t t i s h V o i c e ma n i f e s t o

h t t p://www.s c o t t i s h v o i c e.n e t/b o o k l e t _2 7 0 2 0 7.p d f




Ne ws


E l e c t i o n i s ‘ t o o c l o s e t o c a l l ’


h t t p:L L www.t h e h e r a l d.捯.u 欯 p o l i t i 捳 c n e w猯 d i 獰 l a 礮 v a r.N P N V R 4 R.M.M.p h p




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Sco
ttish Parliament and Council Elections

News

(continued)


'None of the above' gets my vote


http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/features/display.var.1316893.0.0.php


Do
es it have to be this complicated?

http://www.sundayherald.com/election2007/election2007/display.var.1329780.0.does_it_have_
t
o_be_this_complicated.php


'2007 elections are all about hard cash'


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=555602007


Parties seek to protect their prominent politician
s with inclusion on regional list

http://www.thisisnorthscotland.co.uk/displayNode.
jsp?nodeId=149971&command=displayCont
ent&sourceNode=149970&contentPK=17090783&folderPk=85766&pNodeId=206467


English 'free of Scots MPs with independence'


http://thescotsman.scotsman.c
om/index.cfm?id=547502007


'The policy spells danger in rural heartland'


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=562552007


Party leaders battle over the future for small

businesses

http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1326400.0.0.php


Scotland faces its toughest decision


http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1326335.0.0.php


A divided city, like the rest of the nation

http://www.th
eherald.co.uk/politics/otherpolitics/display.var.1326331.0.0.php


Constitution debate flowers in a key marginal


http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=548422007


Election diary

(10 April)

http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=548922007


Election diary
(11 April)

http://thescotsman.scots
man.com/index.cfm?id=554332007


Election diary

(12 April)

http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=559822007


Election diary

(13 April)

http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?i
d=565792007


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Scottish Parliament and Council Elections

News

(continued)


Nominations closed for elections


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/6547077.stm


Candidates seeking southern seat
s


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/south_of_scotland/6547809.stm


Final candidate lists announced


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/tayside_and_central/6549437.stm


Election candidate list revealed

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/north_east/6548565.stm


Cand
idates stay on campaign trail


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/6554471.stm


Holyrood Candidates


http://www.sundayhera
ld.com/election2007/shcandidates


Canvassing the borderlands


http://www.sundayherald.com/election2007/election2007/display.var.13297
79.0.canvassing_the
_borderlands.php


Promises, promises ...

http://www.sundayherald.com/election2007/election2007/display.var.1329788.0.promi
ses_promi
ses.php


Manifestos: Where the major parties stand


http://www.sundayherald.com/election2007/election2007/disp
lay.var.1329574.0.manifestos_wh
ere_the_major_parties_stand.php


Arts & Minds

http://www.sundayherald.com/election2007/electionspecialrepor
ts/display.var.1329736.0.arts_m
inds.php


Take the Third Way or hit the highway

http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=577532007


The red rosettes are being beaten
black and blue


http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=577582007


Fifty votes that are key to the state of the Union

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/politics/story/0,,2057472,00.html




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Scottish Parliament and Council Elections

News

(continued)


Voters must have say


http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=577222007


STUC outrage at BNP broadcast

http://www.stuc.org.uk/press
-
releases/375/stuc
-
outrage
-
at
-
bnp
-
b
roadcast


Access for voters will be better


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=568602007


Muslims question Holyrood constraints


http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1329181.0.0.php


Revealed: the MOD plan to move Trident

http://scotlandonsunday
.scotsman.com/i ndex.cfm?id=577262007


Fears of independent Scotland prompt defence chiefs to seek a base south of the Border

http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/i ndex.cfm?id=5773
82007


Nats to keep share of conventional forces

http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/i ndex.cfm?id=577392007


Bribe claim as pensioners queue up for £50 cheques


http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1329141.0.0.php


Votes crisis is avoided for city poll count


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=562732007


'Gaps aplenty in parties' attitude towards the city'


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=575452007


Blue is
the colour, Goldie is the name

http://www.sundayherald.com/election2007/shpartyleaders/display.var.1329722.0.blue_is_the
_c
olour_goldie_is_the_name.php


The next First Minister, if it wasn't for the voters? Meet the formidable Miss Goldie

http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=572882007


‘It’s a p
rivilege to be able to help people


it keeps me optimistic’


http:LLwww.theherald.捯.u欯politi捳cnew猯di獰la礮var.NP2VMS4.M.M.php


Cons lose poll battle


http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/tm_headli ne=cons
-
lose
-
poll
-
battle%26method=full%26objectid=18902960%26siteid=66633
-
name_pag
e.html




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Scottish Parliament and Council Elections

News

(continued)


Greens unveil election manifesto amid hope of winning 8 city seats


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cf
m?id=575812007


Planet Harper

http://www.sundayherald.com/election2007/shpartyleaders/display.var.1251023.0.planet_harper
.php


Teachers at the

heart of Labour manifesto

http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/news/display.var.1316890.0.0.php


Education, education, education


http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1319532.0.0.php


A lesson for Labour


http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/edi
torial/display.var.1319401.0.0.php


Teaching leads Labour list of pledges

http://www.thecourier.co.uk/output/2007/04/11/newsstory9545692t0.asp


Labour's big freeze to pa
y for education


http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=553522007


Detail proves a devil as Jack misses big chance


http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=553792007


Labour faces BNP threat


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=544932007


Labour 'must shape up on economy'


http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/scotland.cfm?id=542762007


'Education not separation' at core of Labour manifesto

http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=547492007


McConnell and Stephen roasted over Forth bridge tolls


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=567662007


Blair back
on election trail in Scotland


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=567892007



10



Scottish Parliament and Council Elections

News

(continued)


Don’t risk SNP by giving me a
kicking, says Blair

http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1329170.0.0.php


Don’t vote SNP just to kick me out the door, Blair tells voters


http:LLwww.time獯nline.捯.u欯tolLnew猯politi捳carti捬eNSR2TS4.e捥


Don't kick me on my way out door


http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/tm_headline=don%2Dt
-
kick
-
me
-
on
-
my
-
way
-
out
-
door%26method=full%26objectid=18902952%26siteid=66633
-
name_page.html


Blair goes to Govan but finds his roo
ts have gone


http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1329084.0.0.php


PM revisits his father's Govan roots


http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=572572007


Blair signals shift in election tactics


http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=572662007


Labour's o
wn goal


http://www.sundayherald.com/election2007/election2007/display.var.1329792.0.labours_own_g
oal.php


Minister’s U
-
turn on RC schools


http://www.sundayherald.com/election2007/election2007/display.var.1329748.0.mi nisters_uturn
_on_rc_schools.php


Labour on the rack ove
r fake broadcast

http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/i ndex.cfm?id=577002007


McConnell backs SoS call to create Sports Minister

http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/i ndex.cfm?id=577552007


Forsyth backs Brown's defence of the Union


http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/i ndex.cfm?id
=577122007


Vultures circle over Labour


http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article1655326.ece


Labour rocked by triple whammy


http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article1655283.ece





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Scottish Parliament and Council Elections

News

(continued)


Labour will contest only two thirds of seats in town hall elections

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article1652785.ece


Labour in 'doomsday' attack on SNP

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,,2057643,00.html


Labour's torpor is a gift to the SNP

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/politics/story/0,,2057549,00.html



L
ibDems launch power play with ‘green’ energy pledge

http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1319527.0.0.php


Stephen looks safe but close
-
fought battle forec
ast in other city seats

http://www.thisisnorthscotland.co.uk/displayNode.jsp?nodeId
=149971&command=displayCont
ent&sourceNode=149970&contentPK=17090929&folderPk=85766&pNodeId=206467


Lib Dems promise an 'energy revolution' in new manifesto

http://edinburghnews.scots
man.com/index.cfm?id=556852007


Scotland needs more power, not independence, says LibDem leader

http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1322669.0.0.php


The

LibDems’ vision


http:LLwww.theherald.捯.u欯feature猯editorialLdi獰lay.var.NP224U2.M.M.php


No deal!


http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/tm_headli ne=no
-
deal%2D%26method=full%26objectid=18892026%26siteid=66633
-
name_page.html


Lib Dems plan £1bn front
-
line services boost


http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=559582007


Stephen on tightrope back to power sharing


http://thescotsman.scotsman.c
om/index.cfm?id=559702007


Lib Dems threaten Labour over election leaflet's claims

http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=575692007


Support act waits in the wings

http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/topics.cfm?tid=1572&id=577342007


Stephen hints at scuppering SNP's bid for power

http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=577332007



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Scottish Parliament and Council Elections

News

(continued)


Big boost for SNP as poll puts party 12 points clear

http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=542382007


SNP placing tight controls on launch of their manifesto


http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/displa
y.var.1322665.0.0.php


Police look into SNP claims of dirty tricks


http://www.thi
sisnorthscotland.co.uk/displayNode.jsp?nodeId=149664&command=displayCont
ent&sourceNode=149490&contentPK=17080176&folderPk=85696&pNodeId=149221


Salmond 'ready to govern' as party manifesto launched

http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=561962007


Power, police and pounds: SNP leader throws down the gauntlet

http://www.theherald.co.uk/politic
s/news/display.var.1326399.0.0.php


SNP ‘may try again’ if Scotland votes no in referendum

http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1326396.0.0.php


The SNP’
s pledges


http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/editorial/display.var.1326292.0.0.php


Salmond plan to put SNP in power


http://www.thecourier.co.uk/output/2007/04/13/newsstory9554837t0.asp


SNP's big push


http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/tm_headli ne=snp%2Ds
-
big
-
push%26method=full%26objectid=18897672%26siteid=66633
-
name_page.html


We'll pay for slick Salmond


http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/opinion/recordview/tm_headli ne=we%2Dll
-
pay
-
for
-
slick
-
salmond
--
%26method=full%26objectid=18898288%26siteid=66633
-
name_page.html


Salmond paves
way for Lib Dem deal with dramatic shift on referendum

http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=565372007


SNP's poster boy drives his message home


http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=566402007








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Scottish Parliament and Council Elections

News

(continued)


Salmond lays out vision for SNP


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/6547021.stm


At
-
a
-
glance: SNP manifesto


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/6548717.stm


Voting SNP ‘crazy risk to take’ warns Blair


http:LLwww.eveningtime献捯.ukLnew猯di獰la礮var.NP2TPSP.M.M.php


'Shouldn't take much to unpick SNP proposals'

http:
//edinburghnews.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=568252007


SNP could shape the final three weeks of campaign


http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1329143.0.0.
php


Even if Salmond wins, he could be on a loser


http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/features/display.var.1329103.0.0.php


The next king of Scotland?

http://www.sundayherald.com/election2007/shpartyleaders/display.var.1168439.0.the_next_king
_of_scotland.php


The next king of Scotland

http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/topics.cfm?tid=1572&id=577162007


Cultural policies lead Irvine Welsh to back SNP

http://www.sundayherald.com/election2007/election2007/display.var.1329743.0.cultural_policies
_lead_irvine_welsh_to_back_snp.php


Sure, the SNP has ideas
-

but to vote for
them is a bit of a stretch


http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/topics.cfm?tid=1572&id=577542007


Forget Bute House
-

SNP leader will struggle even to find a home at Hol
yrood

http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/topics.cfm?tid=1572&id=577472007


SNP in line for council bonanza

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article1655288.ece


Talk of sex ensures deb
ate is anything but a romp for Salmond

http://www.timesonline
.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article1655242.ece


The SNP is riding to power on Liberal complacency

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/politics/story/0,,2057473,00.html



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Scottis
h Parliament and Council Elections

News

(continued)


Sheridan’s mum joins council election race


http:LLwww.eveningtime献捯.ukLnew猯di獰la礮var.NP2PSN4.M.M.php


Sheridan woos th
e grey vote


http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1326426.0.0.php


Only comrade Tommy will survive SSP split


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=568342007


Socialists unveil flagship policies


http://www.eveni
ngtimes.co.uk/news/display.var.1317620.0.socialists_unveil_flagship_policies.php


Fox to stand for city council


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/politics.cfm?id=569222007


SSP d
oing the maths


http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/tm_headline=ssp
-
doing
-
the
-
maths%26method=full%26objectid=1890
2954%26siteid=66633
-
name_page.html


Margo's 'memo' plots route of latest Holyrood campaign


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=568612007


Margo wants home economics teach
ers


http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1329147.0.0.php


Margo to balance power?


h
ttp://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=572632007


Margo MacDonald's memo to voters


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/6551729.stm


Christian party proposes voucher scheme to give paren
ts wider choice

http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.1329146.0.0.php


Is it time to put your cross by the cross?


http://www.sundayherald.com/election2007/election2007/display.var.1329783.0.is_it_time_to_p
ut_your_cross_by_the_cross.php


Ghoul never believe who's up for el
ection


http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=545202007


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Other News


UK prisons are'radicalising' young Muslims


http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=565312007


Muslim prisoners at ‘risk of becoming radicals’


http:LLwww.theherald.捯.u
欯newsLotherLdi獰lay.var.NP2S2RU.M.M.php


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Bills in Progress



*
* New or updated this week


Bills in Progress

Westminster


UK Borders Bill

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200607/cmbi lls/053/2007053.pdf


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Consultations

(closing date)


*
* New or updated this week


Consultation on revised planning guidance in relation to Travelling Showpeople

(
27 April 2007)

http://www.communities.gov.uk/pub/794/Consultationonrevisedplanningguidanceinrel

ationtoTravellingSho
wpeople_id1505794.pdf



Planning Better Outcomes and Support for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children
(31
May 2007)

http://www.i nd.homeoffice.gov.uk/6353/6356/17715/uasc.pdf


Chan
ges to Section 9 of the Race Relations Act 1976

(14 September

2007
)

http://www.dft.gov.uk/consultations/open/changesracerelations/consultation




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Consultations
(co
ntinued)


Census consultation (General Register Office for Scotland)
(7 June 2007)

http://www.gro
-
scotland.gov.uk/files1/stats/spring
-
07
-
census
-
consult.pdf



English
for Speakers of Other Languages (online survey)
(no closing date given)

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=867383155976



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Funding Opportunities


*
* New this week


**
Electoral Reform Society Partnership Grants Scheme

Closing date for applications 25 May 2007

Grants of up to £100,000 per year for projects to involve more people in democracy, in
particular
p
eople from ethnic minority communities, people with disabilities and young people
not in formal education. Projects should be designed to Increase people’s confidence so they
will ta步 part in all a獰e捴猠of politi捡l de捩獩on ma歩ngI parti捵larly regi獴er
ing to voteI in捲ea獥
their awarene獳s of how lo捡lI national and buropean demo捲a捹 i猠 organi獥d and how
de捩獩on猠 are made; and in捲ea獥 the number猠 who regi獴er to vote
. cor information and
appli捡tion form 獥e
http://www.electoral捯mmi獳son.org.u欯your
-
vote/partnershipgrant献cfm



2007 Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade:
live grant
-
making event on
25 May,
at The Gathering (SECC, Glasgow)

Up to £200,000 wil
l be awarded through a fast
-
track application process, where groups can
walk away with up to £10,000 for their project, with grants paid within 7 days (subject to
sufficient checks).

‘Awards for All’ is looking for innovative, creative projects to be put
up for qui捫ca獳s獳sent and
the 捨an捥 to win the publi挠vote on the day. ft 捯uld be a proje捴 ta捫cing ra捩al hara獳sentI an
oral hi獴ory proje捴 exploring pa獴 experien捥猬 an art猠group that want猠to ma步 a film about
the i獳se of human right猠or an ol
der people’s club in Aberdeen that wants to visit another part
of p捯tland to under獴and it猠lin歳kto the 獬ave trade.

pubmit an appli捡tion either by po獴 to Award猠for AllI 1 Atlanti挠nuayI 1 oobert獯n ptreetI
dla獧ow d2 8䩂I to arrive no later than 24t
h jayI or by handing it in at the dathering by 10am
on the 25th of jay. cor information 捯nta捴 the Big iottery cund on 0870 240 2P91 or 獥e
http://www.award獦orall.org.uk/獣stland/b
i捥ntenary.html



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Events/
Conferences/Training Courses


*
*

New or updated this week


this week!

The Implictions of the European Employment Regulations

18 April in Edinburgh

SCVO seminar to explore and raise personal awar
eness of the European Employment
Regulations on sexual orientation, faith / belief and age legislation and ensuring that
organisations policies do not discriminate on these grounds. For information contact Denise
Gildea 0141 221 0030 /
Equalities@scvo.org.uk


this week!

Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) Meet the Regulator events

19 April 2007 in Glasgow

1 May 2007 in Aberdeen

9 May 2007 in Skye

26 September 2007 in Lerwick

Additional events will be held in Edinburgh, Orkney, Western Isles and Dumfries.

A series of half day training events intended for charity trust
ees and administrators of smaller
charities (those with an income of less than £100,000). The programme will include a general
introduction to OSCR, the 2005 Act and supporting regulations, Consents and Notifications,
Accounts workshop (receipts and paymen
ts) and Trustee Duties. For information contact O
SCR
01382 220446 /
info@oscr.org.uk

or see
ht t p://www.oscr.or g.uk/Eve nt sCal endar.st m



Scot l and’ s Tr avel l i
ng Communi t i es: I dent i t i es, Cul t ur es, Cont i nui t i es and Changes

25


27 April 2007

bxhibition of pa獴 and pre獥nt day image猠refle捴ing the diver獥 life獴yle猠& 捵lture猠of dyp獩e猠
and Traveller猠in p捯tland.
cor information 捯nta捴 䩥an lliver
jean.oliver@edu捡tion.ed.a挮uk

/

01P1 651 6444 or 獥e
http://www.獣sttishtravellered.net/new猯apr07/u_po獴er獭.pdf



Scotland’s Travel
ling Communities: Identities, Cultures, Continuities and Changes

26 April 2007 in Edinburgh

Scottish Traveller Education Programme conference to raise awareness of the different Gypsy
and Traveller communities


living in Scotland and
offer examples of good

practice in creating a
climate in which the educational needs of Gypsy and Traveller pupils and their families can be
met. For information contact Jean Oliver
0131 651 6444 /

jean.oliver@education.ed.a
c.uk

or
see

http://www.scottishtravellered.net/news/apr07/conference.pdf



Equalities Training for Voluntary Organisations

For organisations that receive funding through a Commu
nity Planning Partnership or subject to
a Regeneration Outcome Agreement

8 May 2007 in Paisley (9.30


4.P0)

peminar to rai獥 awarene獳sof the 步y 捯n捥pt猠of equalityI gain an under獴anding of equalitie猠
legi獬ation and the impli捡tion猠 for the organi獡ti
on and help identify per獯nal and
organi獡tional method猠to help implement equalitie献 cor information 捯nta捴 kan j捃luggage
0141 225 801P /
nan.m捣cuggage@獣so.org.uk




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Events/Conferences/Training Cou
rses
(continued)


** The Changing Face of Race Equality

17 May 2007 in Glasgow (9.30


4.P0)

pCsl 獥minar to under獴and the origin猬 捯ntext and manife獴ation of ra捩獭 in our 獯捩ety and
the 捨ange猠in fo捵猠before and into the 21獴 捥ntury. cor informati
on 捯nta捴 aeni獥 dildea 0141
221 00P0 /
equalitie獀獣so.org.uk



Civicus World Assembly

23


27 jay 2007 in dla獧ow

Civi捵猠i猠a forum for international 捩vil 獯捩ety repre獥ntative猠to meet to ex捨ange idea猠
and
experien捥猠 and to build 獴rategie猠 for a ju獴 world. cor information 獥e
http://www.捩vi捵獡獳smbly.org/



The Gathering

24


26 jay in dla獧ow

The large獴 c
harity and voluntary 獥捴or event in the rhI
bringing together voluntary 獥捴or 獴affI
volunteer猬 捯mmunity a捴ivi獴献 cor information 獥e

http://www.獣vo.org.u欯gather獣stland/eome/eome.a獰x



BEMIS is providing a limited number
of free stalls at the Gathering
to enable ethnic minority
organisations to promote their projects. For information contact Heather McMullen 0141 548
8047 /
heather.mcmullen@bemis.org.uk



L
ive grant
-
mak
ing event:

2007 Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade

25 May 2007 at The Gathering at the SECC in Glasgow

See “Funding Opportunities” (above) for details


MSc in Racism and Imperialism

Begins September 2007

University of Glasgow course that inves
tigates the part played by racism and imperialism in
shaping the cultures and structures of the modern world. It invites students to examine the
possibility that the emergence of racist beliefs and imperialist politics may be, in surprising and
disconcerti
ng ways, central to the development of modern society. Its aims are:



to eamine the role猠 played by ra捩獭 and imperiali獭 in the formation of the modern
world;



to a獳s獳s variou猠 theoreti捡l eplanation猠 of the 捡u獥猬 nature and 捯n獥quen捥猠 of
ra捩獭 an
d imperiali獭;



to provide 獴udent猠with the intelle捴ual re獯ur捥猠ne捥獳sry for a 捲iti捡l 捯n獩deration of
the ra捩ali獥d and imperiali獴 power relation猠in the 捯ntemporary 捯ntet.

For information 捯nta捴
Clair Clar步 0141 330 4088 /
挮捬ar步@獯捳捩.gla..a挮u欠

or 獥e
http://www.gla.a挮uk/department猯獯捩ology/pginfo/m獣sa捩獭.htm



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Usefu
l Links


Scottish Parliament

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/home.htm



Scottish Executive

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Home



Westminster Parl
iament

http://www.parliament.uk/



Directgov (links to Government Departments)

http://www.d
irect.gov.uk/Dl1/Directories/AToZOfCentralGovernment/fs/en?CONTENT_ID=10013
528&chk=8b2gQw



European Parliament
http://www.europarl.eu.int/parliament/public.do?language=en



On
e Scotland
Many Cultures
http://www.onescotland.com/onescotland/osmc_display_home.jsp?pContentID=2&p_appli
c=CC
C&pElementID=1&pMenuID=1&p_service=Content.show&



Commission for Racial Equality

http://www.cre.gov.uk/index.html



Equal Opportunities Commission

www.eoc.org.
uk


ACAS

www.acas.org.uk


SCVO

http://www.scvo.org.uk/scvo/Home/Home.aspx



Civic Forum

http://www.civic
forum.org.uk/



Volunteer Development Scotland

www.vds.org.uk



Social Economy Scotland

http://www.socialeconomyscotland.i nfo/content/i ndex.
asp



Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR)
http://www.oscr.org.uk/Index.stm



Central Registered Body for Scotland (CRBS)

http://www.crbs.org.uk/



D
isclosure Scotland

http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk/



BBC News24

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/default.stm



BBC Parliament online

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/bbc_parliament/default.stm



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