Poverty is affecting the growth of unborn babies from as early as mid-way through pregnancy.
Of the financial challenges presented, the one experienced by the most parents was reductions in the amount of money you are able to put aside or save for the future.
“All food and non-alcoholic drinks that can be consumed immediately upon purchase without any further preparation is within the potential scope of the policy. “
Greener Orkney has been awarded a grant of £4,000 toward the initial setup costs.
An independent report by Oxford University researchers and commissioned by the Scottish Government has published its findings and recommendations.
Tomás Pizarro-Escuti, a 4th year degree student in History and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen, has spoken at the United Nations 75 Global Peace Inter-Generational Dialogue for Scotland and has now been invited to contribute to a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly.
There have been 3,213 deaths in Scotland (as of 10th of May) where Covid19 has been mentioned as either the main or contributing cause on the death certificate.
On average, women in retirement have 55% lower pension income than men.
“A major reason for the higher incidence of early deaths was poverty and its impact across the whole of a child’s life”
£1.7million of extra funding has been awarded to Scotland’s Health Boards to continue their work on reducing childhood obesity