A UN expert has said that UK ministers are living in a “state of denial” over the “extreme poverty” existing around the country, and has welcomed the Scottish Government’s attempts to counteract Westminster welfare cuts. Read more
Foodbank use in Renfrewshire rises by 3%
Foodbank use in Renfrewshire has risen by 3% between April and September compared to the same period in 2017, new figures show. Read more
Derek Mackay MSP has welcomed today’s u-turn by the UK Government’s on the reduction of stakes of fixed odds betting terminals, with the reduction to £2 per spin to come into play from April. Read more