Category: Accessible Politics

Who Wants To Be A Councillor

WE all rely on our local authorities for so much in our daily lives from making sure our streets are lit at night to opening our schools every morning. So it kinda goes without saying really that for the lives of our most vulnerable citizens who need the most support, our councils play an even […]

An Accessible Referendum

FOR most people in Scotland today the 18 September marks a memorable anniversary. Whether you were on the winning or the losing side, the 2014 independence referendum was a momentous occasion and for many voters it was the culmination of a very positive democratic event. Learning disability voters in Scotland were no less impacted by […]

A thought on a tweet

A thought on a tweet

Our dear friend Colin is part of a group of adults with learning disabilities who attend one of the LDAS Accessible Politics groups on a regular basis. As a great fan of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Colin was right at the front of the queue recently when a trip to the Scottish Parliament to watch […]

Accessible Voting: Have Your Say at the LDAS Big Meeting

  THE closing date for the Scottish Government’s consultation on electoral reform has now been extended to 29 March 2018 and will be part of the discussions at the next LDAS Big Meeting. The issue of voting ballots – paper and electronic – being made more accessible for people with learning disabilities has been a […]

Accessible ballots is a key to electoral reform for LD voters

There’s just a few weeks to go before the Scottish Government closes its consultation on Electoral Reform of local and Scottish Parliament elections. The entire consultation is an interesting exercise for those who are into voting and elections and inherent in it is the potential to modernise these processes in Scotland, especially with the introduction […]

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