COVID-19 Policy and Migrants in Scotland

By Jen Ang It seems like both forever – and simultaneously no time at all – since Scotland went into lockdown. And though we may now be talking about taking the first tentative steps towards lifting restrictions, the longer the pandemic goes on, the clearer it seems that this is no great leveller.   At JustRight Scotland,...

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Press Release: Statement on Crowdfunding Appeal for Serco ‘Lock Changes’ Judicial Review

JustRight Scotland Statement on Crowdfunding Appeal for Judicial Review of Serco Lock Changes Eviction Policy Glasgow, 16 October 2018 JustRight Scotland announced earlier today a crowdfunding initiative in order to launch a judicial review of the lawfulness of Serco‘s ‘lock changes’ policy announced in July 2018.  As a result of...

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Social Justice in Scotland: LEF Funding

We are delighted to announce that the Legal Education Foundation is funding JustRight Scotland over the next 2 years to develop our cross-sector collaborative social model.  This exciting award provides a basis for new collaborative projects to come on board! The Legal Education Foundations’s charitable purpose is “to promote the...

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Destitution and Seeking Protection

In May 2017, the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee (EHRiC) published a report on the findings of its recent inquiry on destitution and homelessness of asylum seekers and people with insecure immigration status: “Hidden Lives – New Beginnings”. The report starts with a stark reminder that an unprecedented...

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