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Latest Opinion
 
Heather Gray believes more action is needed to ensure deaf children get the same opportunities as everyone else

 
Barbara Schuler questions whether reforming the laws in relation to carers will really improve life for young carers

 
Ann-Marie Hewitt explains how community ownership has transformed North Harris

 
Susan Grasekamp is the Scottish Disability Equality Forum's chief executive. Here she discusses how schools are failing disabled pupils

 
Buying human services in the same way one buys pencils or sacks of cement is to ignore the human aspect, argues Martin Sime, chief executive of SCVO

 
Last week David Cameron, chair of Community Land Scotland, set out the need for change in Scotland’s land ownership. Here he explains how this can be achieved

 
Jill Wood discusses Engender's work on gender issues surrounding the referendum and welfare reform

 
Keith Dryburgh argues for a more humane system in assessing people's capability to work

 
David Ogivie says MPs are right to criticise welfare reforms for failing people with housing support needs

 
Dona Milne, chair of Lothian Association of Youth Clubs, writes about what's new in Scotland's National Youth Work Strategy