Social inclusion

To promote social inclusion for the public benefit by preventing people from becoming socially excluded, relieving the needs of those people who are socially excluded and assisting them to integrate into society

For the purposes of this clause 'socially excluded' means being excluded from society, or parts of of society, as a result of one or more of the following factors:

  1. Unemployment;

  2. Financial hardship;

  3. Youth or old age;

  4. Ill health (physical or mental);

  5. Substance abuse or dependence including alcohol and drugs;

  6. Discrimination on the grounds of sex, race, disability, ethnic origin, religion, belief, creed, sexual orientation or gender re-assignment;

  7. Poor educational or skills attainment;

  8. Relationship and family breakdown;

  9. Poor housing (that is housing that does not meet basic habitable standards);

  10. Crime (either as a victim of crime or as an offender rehabilitating into society).


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