“Access to food is a human right, but it is being denied to too many people in our country. “
Books for Christmas Appeal
“Everyone deserves a little bit of magic at Christmas so please do donate £5 if you can.”
40% Rise in Foodbank Use in Orkney
“These are truly heart-breaking figures for Orkney”
Local MSP Condemns Tory UK Government For Rise in Food Bank Use
“It’s a disgrace that families in Orkney and across Scotland are having to rely on emergency food parcels just to get by.”
£100million Spent in Scotland to Relieve UK Welfare Cuts
“The Scottish Welfare Fund continues to provide a vital lifeline”
The Season of Goodwill
It disturbs me that we have come to accept Foodbanks as the norm and that thousands of Scottish children do not have a permanent place to call home.
Maree Todd: Shocking Foodbank Statistics in Orkney
The Tory obsession with austerity is a political choice, not a necessity
Scotland’s Social Security Agency: A New Hope
Scotland will have power over the delivery of 11 benefit payments.
Food Waste v Food Banks
The divisions being created in Scotland today are not ones of religion or over an independence referendum.