Latest Who Cares? Scotland News

Public Campaign Award success at Herald Politician of the Year 2014 ceremony

Coalition for Continuing Care wins Public Campaign of the Year at Herald Politician Awards 2014 Who Cares? Scotland and our campaign partners Aberlour Childcare Trust and Barnardos Scotland, took the hotly contested Public Campaign Award at the Herald Politician...


Posted on 21 Nov 2014

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Alex Salmond Writes Special Message To Young People In Care

After wearing the care leavers tartan and meeting care experienced young people in Parliament, Alex Salmond MSP wanted EVERY young person with care experience to see this special message. In the note, which was written on Alex Salmond's final...


Posted on 14 Nov 2014

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First Minister Wears Care Leaver Tartan On His Last Day In Parliament

  Young People Who Have Been In Care Designed Their Own Family Colours Alex Salmond has worn a specially commissioned tartan tie at his final First Minister’s Questions. The tie was presented to the First Minister by young...


Posted on 13 Nov 2014

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Kezia Dugdale MSP explains to the Daily Record why we need to care

We all need to care Loyal supporter and advocate for Scotland's care experienced population, Kezia Dugdale MSP, explains to the Daily Record why we must all care for these children and young people. Kezia says in the article: ...


Posted on 12 Nov 2014

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Campaigners of the Year award success at Herald Society Awards 2014

The Coalition for Continuing Care scoop another award! On the 6th November 2014, at the Grand Hotel in Glasgow - coalition partners Who Cares? Scotland, Barnardos Scotland and Abelour Childcare Trust were over the moon to recieve the Campaingers...


Posted on 12 Nov 2014

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Care Leaver Tartan Launches In Scottish Parliament

  MSPs Launch New Tartan    Young People Who Have Been In Care Design Their Own Family Colours MSPs from across the political divide have worn a special ribbon in the Scottish Parliament to...


Posted on 03 Nov 2014

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Who Cares? Scotland Calls For Votes At 16

Who Cares? Scotland is proud to join an alliance of Scottish charities calling for Votes at 16. You can read the statement that we have signed below and see a report in the Daily Record, Scotland will...


Posted on 13 Oct 2014

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Advocacy support for children in the hearing's system

Who Cares? Scotland welcomes announcement on advocacy support for children in the hearing's system In the budget annoucement on 9th October, the 2015/16 policy priority to provice advocay support for children in the heargin's system was announced. ...


Posted on 10 Oct 2014

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National Care Leavers' Week

Who Cares? Scotland will be hosting and supporting a range of activities taking place all over Scotland for National Care Leavers Week. You can check for events happening near you on our calendar. If you would like to...


Posted on 01 Oct 2014

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'Are looked after children being denied a voice?' asks TES article

An investigation has been launched into claims that councils are not allowing children in care their legal right to a say in decisions that affect their education. Mr Blair said ministers wanted to ensure that every looked-after child had...


Posted on 07 Sep 2014

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