“A major reason for the higher incidence of early deaths was poverty and its impact across the whole of a child’s life”
At Scottish Book Trust, we believe everybody should have access to the possibilities of books; to that imagination and that possibility for change.”
“The Scottish Welfare Fund is a vital lifeline for many people facing poverty or personal crisis.”
“All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.” Friedrich Nietzsche
“much of the glue that has held British society together since the Second World War has been deliberately removed and replaced with a harsh and uncaring ethos.”
The ‘Help to Claim’ service which is funded by the DWP but delivered by Citizens Advice Scotland does not protect the date a person makes a claim.
nearly half a million food parcels were distributed in Scotland last year.
Successive UK Government policies since 2010 have plunged 15 million people in the UK into poverty
“British compassion for those who are suffering has been replaced by a punitive, mean-spirited, and often callous approach”
“Ribbons and paper lie at the feet/of the cold man asleep in the door”