This Week in Westminster - Friday 22 January
Kerri Prince, Public and Political Affairs Lead for BASW UK, provides members with an update from Westminster
Blog: ‘Thinking and talking about BASW’s heritage prompted me to reflect on my own heritage and life in social work’
Nick Lovell, member of the BASW UK Heritage Steering Group and BASW Cymru, provides a personal reflection on how social work has been a fundamental part of his life and own heritage.
BASW Vlog: CEO Ruth Allen with BASW Vice Chair Lewis Roberts
BASW CEO Ruth Allen is joined by guest, BASW Vice Chair, Lewis Roberts
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week.
Launch of the ‘Gypsy, Roma, Traveller, Showman and Boater (GRTSB) into Higher Education Pledge
We call out to all social work students to get behind the Pledge, ask your institutions to sign up and live the values of anti-racist and anti-oppressive social work practice.
BASW writes to Home Office over new rough sleeping deportation rules
In response to the new rules, BASW UK Chief Executive Ruth Allen wrote to the Home Office raising concerns that this will demonise those people who need support.
BASW Cymru Heritage Project
This year is a celebration of 50 years as BASW and we want to celebrate this throughout the year by capturing the essence of social work in Wales.
#KeepTheLifeline: BASW mentioned in Universal Credit uplift debate
Prior to the debate, BASW wrote to every MP listed for the debate urging them to vote to extend the uplift.
Blog: Introducing the PCF, KSS and Regulatory Standards mapping guide
BASW England Professional Officer Rebekah Pierre introduces a new mapping guide to help social workers and colleagues understand how PCF, KSS and regulatory standards relate to each other.