SCSN Annual Member Survey Results

As part of our Business Plan, we issue an annual survey to our members, partners and stakeholders to assess how well we are achieving our outcomes and if our support continues to be perceived as valuable. The feedback from the annual survey is used to inform our efforts towards continuous improvement. Thank you to all...

Road Safety Framework to 2030 published

SCSN welcomes the recent publication of the Road Safety Framework to 2030 by Transport Scotland. We were pleased to play a part in its development as members of the operational partnership and stakeholder groups. We welcome the continued focus on speed in the new Road Safety Framework to 2030. Looking forward, we believe there are...

Thinking about LGBTQI Experiences of Community Safety

By David Barbour, SCSN Comms Officer and current Chair of the Glasgow LGBTQI Substance Use Partnership February is LGBT History Month. There is so much I can write about on this topic in normal times, but of course these are not normal times. As with other minority groups, the LGBTQI community has unsurprisingly also been...

SCSN Manifesto for 2021 Scottish Parliamentary Elections

SCSN Manifesto for the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary Elections The Scottish Community Safety Network’s ambition is that CommunitySafety is valued and integrated across all relevant policy areas.We are committed to working to achieve a fairer and more equalScotland. There is so much across the Community Safety landscapewhere we’d like to see focus, investment and change. This...

‘Ask for ANI’ scheme

The Home Office has issued a briefing for local partners on the new ‘Ask for ANI’ codeword scheme developed to help victims of domestic violence signal that they need emergency assistance from their local pharmacy. Read an excerpt below and download the full briefing at the foot of this page. What is Ask for ANI?...

Question of the Month January 2021

Question of the Month for December: Results Our Question of the Month for December followed the release of the latest Drug Death figures for Scotland, which saw another record set with 1,264 deaths recorded in 2019. SCSN put out a position statement on the drug deaths figures and policy calling for significant changes to our policies...