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Filtered by month: July

Getting a fair deal?

Posted by Shelley Hopkinson /

Tuesday 14 July 2015 / Care leavers, Cost of living, Financial education
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Action for Children have been speaking to young people about what would help them to better manage their money.

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A Budget for the “working people” overlooks some of the most vulnerable

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 10 July 2015 / Cost of living, Government spending
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Amongst the noise about the living wage we have to make sure that we don’t let the most vulnerable get overlooked.

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There is more to poverty than income. But it still counts.

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 06 July 2015 / Inequality, Cost of living
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As the government reconsiders child poverty measures we need to think about income as well as other drivers.

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Invisible children: what needs to change

Posted by Natalia Schiffrin /

Wednesday 01 July 2015 / Children's rights, Law, Inequality
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Against the backdrop of threats to repeal the Human Rights Act, children's rights must be protected.

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Young service users visit the Scottish Parliament

Posted by Kay Steven /

Wednesday 30 July 2014 / Participation
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There are only 50 days to go until Scotland votes on independence and for the first time the voting age has been extended to include 16 and 17 year olds. So we took a group of service users along to the Scottish Parliament to find out more about how Parliament works.

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