Member news

SIAA uses this space to share important updates with you about independent advocacy, human rights and equalities in Scotland. This news feed might include some news items that are on the public SIAA news feed, as well as news that we think will be of particular interest to members.

The members news section is also your opportunity to share developments in your organisation so please send us items that you think will be of interest to other SIAA members. To share something you can fill out the ‘Feedback and Ideas’ form or send us an email via

Core Learning for the SIAA membership

24 May 2024

SIAA working towards LGBT Charter Mark

8 May 2024

A Definition for Independent Advocacy

25 April 2024

SIAA Response to the Learning Disabilities, Autism and Neurodivergence (LDAN) Bill Consultation

23 April 2024

The Promise Scotland publish ‘Scoping’ report on a national lifelong advocacy service

4 March 2024

SCVO launch “Fair Funding: Messaging, Asks & Resources”

9 February 2024

National Care Service co-design workshops for independent advocates

6 February 2024

Independent advocacy CEO pay benchmarking

29 January 2024

Learning Disabilities, Autism and Neurodivergence (LDAN) Bill consultation launched

23 January 2024

Scottish Government to commission Framework Agreement for Participation

22 January 2024

New reports highlights importance of independent advocacy for participation and access to justice

7 December 2023

SIAA respond to A Human Rights Bill for Scotland: Consultation

5 October 2023

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