Archives for Transport

National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021

National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021 runs from 9–16 October 2021 In June 2021, the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service released its latest report ‘Hate Crime in Scotland, 2020-21’ showing that the number of hate crimes relating to disability had increased by 14% to 448.  This is the highest number of charges reported since the legislation creating this aggravation came into force in 2010.  The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service maintain that around 97% of disability hate crime goes unreported. At Disability Equality Scotland, we have been working with Transport Scotland and partners to launch the National Hate Crime
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All Aboard – Young People’s Views and Experiences of Public Transport in Scotland

The Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) is the democratically elected voice of Scotland’s young people. Our vision for Scotland is of a nation that listens to and values the participation of children and young people, and our goal is to do everything we can to make this vision a reality. Every year, we run a national campaign focusing on an issue that young people care about. In June 2018, after consulting with nearly 10,500 young people, Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYPs) voted for our 2018-19 national campaign to focus on public transport. This report makes ten recommendations to improve
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