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Unison claims council tax freeze ‘benefits the wealthy’

Council tax bills have been frozen in Scotland since 2007 The Scottish council tax freeze disproportionally benefits the wealthy, according...
 
Shortfall fears for interest-only mortgage holders

Shortfall fears for interest-only mortgage holders

More than a million people with interest-only mortgages face a financial crunch when they have to pay them off, a...
 
Sturgeon tells IDS: NHS now under intolerable strain

Sturgeon tells IDS: NHS now under intolerable strain

SCOTTISH ministers have warned UK Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith that NHS services are coming under “intolerable strain”...
 

New figures show impact of welfare cuts in each area of Scotland

New research finds that once all the benefits cuts and welfare changes are in place, they will amount to £1.6billion...
 
Foodbanks – ‘It’s time to decide what sort of society we want to be’

Foodbanks – ‘It’s time to decide what sort of society we want to be’

Citizens Advice Scotland have said the rise in the number of people using foodbanks shows the devastating impact of the...