Feb 19th parliament demoProtest outside Scottish parliament over Children and Young People Bill, 21st June 2014:

Daily Record Scottish  Kinship Care Alliance protest against Children and Young People Act at Holyrood

Protest outside Scottish parliament during debate of Children and Young People Bill, 19th February 2014:   BBC news, the Evening Times before and after the demo, Edinburgh Evening News 

The Guardian, March 5th 2014 – Vulnerable children and their carers are being let down by Scotland’s politicians, by Alliance Chair Anne Swartz.

national demo 2013Coverage of protest at Scottish Parliament, Septmember 25th 2013:

Evening Times – Kinship Carers hit out over new Bill

The Herald – Kinship Carers demand more funding to support children in their care

The Herald – Kinship Carers are finding it hard to pay bills

The Scotsman – SNP Kinship Care plans come under fire

The Edinburgh Evening Times – Martin Johnstone: Kinship Carers want justice

Church of Scotland – Church backs Kinship Carers National Day of Action

The Herald – Martin Johnstone – Agenda: The generation that would be lost without the love of kinship carers

Coverage from the SKCA launch, April 15th 2013:

STV film the event

STV film the event

The Herald – Kinship carers in fight for greater support

The Evening Times – We need more help to care for our own flesh and blood

The Scotsman – Glasgow child carers campaign launched

STV – New support group launched to help kinship carers in Scotland  (at 13.10 minutes into the news programme)

The Herald, Kinship carers deserve to get a better deal

Holyrood Magazine – Talking point: Kinship Care

Lennox Herald – Dumbarton grandmother campaigns for better deal for kinship carers

Third Force News – Greater rights for kinship carers demanded

Alloa Advertiser – National Kinship Alliance launched

Local News Glasgow – The ties that bind an Alliance

Dunbarton and Vale of Leven ReporterRaising awareness of Kinship carers

Dumfries and Galloway StandardKinship carer ready to fight


The Daily Record, June 22 2012,  Craig McQueen Carers tell of the challenges, sacrifices & rewards that come with looking after relatives’ children

The Herald. 27th April 2012. Jennifer Cunningham. Carers call for more support

Local News Glasgow, April 27, 2012, Grace Franklin, Protesters target Maryhill Burgh Halls opening


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