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For anyone interested in #SocEnt, take a look at Cllr @RhiannonV putting forward a motion on Glasgow's social enterprise strategy and action plan. (Skip to 1h 40m). glasgow.public-i.tv/… Hugely positive and passionate comments from across the floor - worth watching!

About 3 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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9th January 2018

Exclusive: Voluntary Action Scotland axed as Scottish Government …

Third Force News, by Robert Armour Voluntary Action Scotland (VAS) is to be axed after having its funding pulled by the Scottish Government. The shock announcement was revealed yesterday (Tuesda…
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9th January 2018

Top Sturgeon advisor: ‘Tax the rich and give to the poor

The Herald Scotland, by Andrew Whitaker  One of Nicola Sturgeon's closest advisors has called for the rich to be taxed in order to fund a basic 'citizens' income' for the poor in Scotland. Writ…
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9th January 2018

Do-it-yourself science is taking off

The Economist  A pair of toddler’s tights. That is the most important component of the device that Max Liboiron designed to measure the ocean’s plastic debris. In 2014 Ms Liboiron, a geogra…
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9th January 2018

Scotland’s new social care workforce plans pledge nurse rec…

Nursing Times, by Nicole Merrifield  A national recruitment campaign to attract nurses and other professionals into social care, as well as further testing of a Dutch community nursing model, are …
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9th January 2018

Resolutions

Bella Caledonia  In these short days and cold dark nights, it’s time for reflection. The busy frenetic pace of contemporary life, with its whirring 24 hour news cycle and seemingly chaotic of…
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9th January 2018

Citizen’s income: Could it work in Scotland?

BBC News, by Phillip Sim  The Scottish government's draft budget for the coming year includes funds to study the idea of setting up a "citizen's income". So what is a basic income system, and how …
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9th January 2018

‘Where do I think best? In bed’ – authors reveal th…

The Guardian   Nicola Barker: St Mary Moorfields, City of London I wouldn’t call myself a misanthrope exactly (she growls), but one of the main reasons I’ve always loved living by the Th…