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We all need to know what's happening about Brexit - it is important, it is constitutional, it affects us all. We have produced, in consultation with People First Scotland, two new Easy Read briefings on Brexit. These are: A guide to our rights after Brexit Brexit...

A short, what you need to know, about the Brexit transition period. 1. What will change during the transition period? 2. What needs to happen for the UK to be ready for the end of the transition period? 3. The transition period timetable 4. Could there be an extension to...

A conference exploring opportunities to protect and progress human rights in the context of Brexit across the four UK regions. About this Event As the UK establishes new post-Brexit agreements and law, how can we best protect and continue to progress human rights across the 4 UK...

The UK Government has said that they will introduce a UK Shared Prosperity Fund to replace EU structural funds. Meanwhile the Scottish Government is consulting to develop their thinking around what replacement funding should look like. The Civil Society Brexit Project, together with SCVO and GCVS,...

Brexit will happen tonight - definite. But there are many details still to be worked out. Over the next few months, the Civil Society Brexit Project will be holding training and discussion events looking at some of the key challenges and opportunities ahead. Rebecca Zahn, a SULNE...

EU citizens whose homes are in Scotland have to apply for permission to stay here after Brexit.  However, the Human Rights Consortium Scotland, and many other civil society organisations, are calling for EU citizens to have the automatic right to stay, with simple registration to...

If the UK leaves the EU, what will replace EU funding for the voluntary sector? Join us, with SCVO, to discuss this & the current Scottish Government consultation about replacing structural funds. There will also be a quick handy update on what voluntary orgs need to know about...

Last week’s general election returned the biggest Conservative majority since 1987. Boris Johnson was re-elected as Prime Minister with the Conservatives winning 365 out of 650 seats; six of those in Scotland (a loss of seven).  This gives the Prime Minister a strong mandate to...