The Common Weal Policy Podcast – Episode #180

date: 24/08/2023

Episode 180 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week, Craig talks to Colin Turbett, former social worker and member of Common Weal’s Care Reform Group, about the history of social work in Scotland and what lessons we can learn from the fragmentation and privatisation of social work as we consider the upcoming National Care Service.

You can read Colin’s paper here: https://commonweal.scot/policies/from-welfare-to-charity/
You can read his article in Third Force News here: https://tfn.scot/magazine/july-2023/read
And the recent reply to his article here: https://tfn.scot/magazine/august-2023/read

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Excerpts from “Hiding Your Reality” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License


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