Further research

The Advocacy [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] section of the Scots Language Centre.

Read this interesting BBC News article on ‘Ministers reject calls to end Westminster Welsh language ban' from 9 June 2016.

Robbie Meredith reports on BBC News Northern Ireland on the debates surrounding the status Ulster Scots in ‘Ulster-Scots 'forgotten in some ways' on 28 June 2017.

This is a written record of the debate held in the Scottish Parliament on 25th January 2017 in the name of Emma Harper MSP (SNP) on 'Celebrating Burns and the Scots Language' as published in the Official Report.

The closing speech delivered by The Minister for International Development and Europe, Dr Alasdair Allan (SNP), exhibits particularly rich Scots.

The Ministerial Working Group (MWG) on the Scots language, established in 2009, reported to the Government in 2010. Consisting of prominent Scots academics, writers, educators, and activists, the group members were tasked with advising the government on developing a strategy for Scots.

Read the full text of the Scots Language Policy from 2015.

Now go on to Unit 6: Food & Drink.

5.8 What I have learned