Transgender Advice Must Be Withdrawn

Ayrshire Alba has called since April 2022 for the withdrawal of the advice ‘Supporting Transgender Pupils In Schools ‘ This is why. In the light of the Gender Recognition Reform Bill of 22nd December, the need to withdraw this guidance has acquired new urgency. Let’s get one thing out of the way immediately: this is… Continue reading Transgender Advice Must Be Withdrawn

‘Difficult or impossible’ for a third of adults to cover an extra £20 expense

In a recent survey, one third of adults in the UK admitted their finances were so finely balanced that an extra £20 per month would put them in financial difficulties. That figure rises when you consider vulnerable groups: Current government support is a sticking plaster which is quickly being exhausted due to the increased pressures… Continue reading ‘Difficult or impossible’ for a third of adults to cover an extra £20 expense

Scandal of Highland Housing crisis – how it crushes Gaelic

Dilution of the Gaelic language threatens its very survival. Why can’t people born in the Highlands buy a house there? By Martin Baillie The Gaelic Crisis in the vernacular communities is as much a result of the housing crisis, the commercialisation of crofting, of poor transport infrastructure, of insufficient progress on land reform and over-tourism,… Continue reading Scandal of Highland Housing crisis – how it crushes Gaelic

ALBA Conference speeches 2022

ALBA delegates deliver powerful speeches to Conference. Three speeches from Fiona Sinclair Fiona Sinclair’s speech to remit back motion five Motion Five: Addictions Policy – Equalities Team. This speech was cut short due to time constraints, but the speech in full is above.Click the arrows button to see the speech full-screen. Fiona Sinclair’s speech to… Continue reading ALBA Conference speeches 2022

ALBA conference Livestream

If you’d like to watch ALBA’s second party conference, watch it here: Saturday 15th OctoberSession 1 Saturday 15th OctoberSession 2 Sunday 16th OctoberSession 1 Sunday 16th OctoberSession 2 Contributions from Ayrshire LACUs