Several payments delivered in Scotland to people requiring financial support are to be increased by the Scottish Government from 1st April.
Letters: ‘Time to Decide’
“The time has come to reverse the brutal austerity of the last twelve years, the damaging effects of Universal Credit, with its 5 week waiting period.”
145 Families In Orkney Helped By The Scottish Welfare Fund
“The Scottish Welfare Fund is a vital lifeline for many people facing poverty or personal crisis.”
Brexit Chaos Masks a UK in Long Term Terminal Decline
nearly half a million food parcels were distributed in Scotland last year.
England and Wales Police Federation Chief praises Scottish pay rise while bashing Tory response in rest of UK
John Apter the chairman of The Police Federation for England and Wales has praised the SNP’s decision to give officers North of the Border a 6.5% pay rise. At the same time he has accused the Westminster Government for showing “contempt” to Police officers in England and Wales.
The Economics of Delusion
At every election since 2008 the public have been asked to accept the austerity measures inflicted upon them.
“Think Big Act Radical”: Labour Leader Richard Leonard MSP in Orkney
“We are a party of Labour.””We need to be rooted in the trade union movement.”
Councillors’ Decision on Cuts Detrimental to Pupils
a total of £96,000 will be slashed from the budgets of services which directly affect children and young people with additional needs
Why the airstrikes in Syria is Theresa May’s biggest contradiction…
“This article is to call out Theresa May on her biggest contradiction of shaking the famous magic money tree and finding just enough money for ‘targeted’ and ‘successful’ airstrikes on Syria.”
Maree Todd: Shocking Foodbank Statistics in Orkney
The Tory obsession with austerity is a political choice, not a necessity