Foundations: Rights and Citizenship

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[1] UK Government Statistics, EU Settlement Scheme Local Authority Tables. Link.

[2] The Journey to a More Diverse Scottish Parliament, race.ed.uk (link). Equality and Human Rights Commission, Research report 125: Barriers to participation in standing for election to local government in Scotland (link).

[3] BAME MSPs: Foysol Choudhury, Pam Gosal, Sandesh Gulhane, Anas Sarwar, Kaukab Stewart, Humza Yousaf. Other immigrant MSPs: Maggie Chapman, Lorna Slater.

[4] Equality and Human Rights Commission, Research report 125: Barriers to participation in standing for election to local government in Scotland. Link.

[5] UNHCR, 2021 (link). EHRC (link). SRC (link).

[6] EHRC (link).

[7] GREC, briefing available online. Link.

[8] There were 167 survey participants, including 73 from ethnic minority backgrounds.