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Tag: poverty

Universal Credit uplift removal described as “the worst possible decision”

A GOVERNMENT Minister has described plans to end the £20-per-week uplift to Universal Credit as “the worst possible decision, at the worst possible time". Social...

Poorer health in most deprived areas may be linked to microbiomes in the gut

EARLIER onset of disease and ageing in the most deprived could be linked to gut health and poor diet. A new, study, led by the University of Glasgow and published...

National mission to eradicate poverty gets underway

A NATIONAL mission aiming to eradicate poverty and build a fairer, more equal Scotland will be announced today. Social Justice Secretary Shona Robison will urge...

Nearly four out of 10 children in single parent families live in poverty

A NEW report released today shows that 'nearly four out of 10 children in single parent families in Scotland live in poverty'. The research conducted...

Food poverty’s spiralling effect on long-term health conditions

Research into how food poverty is affecting people with long-term health conditions found that most interviewees using food banks and pantries were living with...

Glasgow schools to relax uniform requirements because of poor pupils

SCOTLAND’S biggest council has told schools to relax uniform standards because their students are too poor to afford it. Before school started in mid-August every...

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