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  1. 18 Oct 2021

    Scottish Government has published a consultation on the regulation of legal services and CABs are invited to participate in the focus groups outlined in the attached.

  2. 17 Mar 2021

    by Derek Mitchell, CAS Chief Executive.

    This article was first published in the Herald on 17 March 2020.

  3. 3 Mar 2021

    by Sarah McDermott, Senior policy officer (Strong Communities team)

    This article first appeared in the Herald on 3 March 2021.

  4. 26 Dec 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has published its summary of advice issued for the last financial year.

  5. 6 May 2020

    by Derek Young, CAS Senior Policy Officer (Access to Justice).

    NB This column first appeared in the Herald newspaper on 6 May 2020. 

  6. 28 Sep 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has called for reforms to the legal aid system, including extending legal aid to tribunal and simple procedure cases.

  7. 28 Sep 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on reforming legal aid.

  8. 22 Aug 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the news that 50,000 people in Scotland have applied to the EU Settlement scheme, seeking leave to remain in Scotland after Brexit.

  9. 7 Sep 2016

    Scheme to have a will drawn up by a solicitor in exchange for a donation to charity.

  10. 15 Aug 2016

    HND Legal Services students from the New College Lanarkshire: Motherwell Campus have developed a legal guide for refugees, as part of a project in collaboration with the Crown Office’s Project Safe.

  11. 2 Nov 2015

     Will Aid is a scheme to have a will drawn up by a solicitor in exchange for a donation to charity.

  12. 7 May 2014

    The Big Lottery (Support and Connect fund) has shone a light for vulnerable people engaged in the Criminal Justice system in the Stirling and Clackmannanshire area, by awarding Stirling CAB £126,884 to support and connect the activities of a joint initiative between CAB and the Criminal Justice Departments in both Stirling Council and Clackmannanshire Council.

    Margaret Burgess MSP and Minister for Housing and Welfare will officially  launch the CAB/Criminal Justice Alliance Project for the Criminal Justice Service of Stirling and Clackmannanshire Council on (Wednesday 7th May 10a.m. – 10.45 am).

  13. 14 Feb 2013

    The Scottish Human Rights Commission is hosting an online discussion and participation event to encourage participation in forming Scotland’s first national Action Plan for Human Rights. Everyone with an interest in human rights protection and promotion in Scotland from health to housing, rights of disabled people and access to justice can take part, asking questions and sharing information that will help to form the National Action Plan.  

  14. 19 Jul 2010

    Citizens Advice Scotland have backed Business Secretary Vince Cable’s comments today on banks, saying that government action on the issue is long overdue.

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