Scottish Mediation has launched The Time is Now a manifesto for the Scottish Parliament elections in May 2021.
This document sets out how the use of mediation can have positive impacts on Scottish Society in seven key areas.
• Mediation Supporting Inclusive Government
• Enabling delivery
• At the Centre of Justice
• For Our Young People
• In Our Communities
• Helping Business
• Joining Things Up
It includes demands for a Mediation Bill, access to mediation for communities, a ramping up of mediation in schools, access to mediation in civil disputes and for government to learn and coordinate mediation at a national level with ministerial responsibility.
Graham Boyack Scottish Mediation Director said: “The Time is Now demonstrates key areas where Scotland would benefit from the increased use of mediation. We believe our relatively modest proposals would make a significant positive impact across Scotland.”
To read the document click here.