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

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...
 
Fury over Haddington Sheriff Court closure vented in parliament

Fury over Haddington Sheriff Court closure vented in parliament

Speaking during yesterday’s Opposition debate on the Scottish Government’s plans to axe Haddington Sheriff and JP Courts and other local...
 
Housing proposals for Haddington and North Berwick are knocked back

Housing proposals for Haddington and North Berwick are knocked back

Two controversial plans to build more than 200 houses on prime farmland in East Lothian have been rejected by East...
 
New Guide For Challenging Bedroom Tax

New Guide For Challenging Bedroom Tax

Govan Law Centre have produced a toolkit to challenge decisions about the ‘bedroom tax’.  If you have received a letter...