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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

Alex Neil the cabinet secretary for social justice addressed third sector organisations discussing how to tackle poverty and inequality with new powers

​MP calls on Iain Duncan Smith to urgently close sanction loophole

Official government statistics show progress on fuel poverty has stalled

​Unique project sees Glasgow artist depict plight of city's homeless in Leonardo da Vinci's classic painting

Paisley firm to sell and in turn give a fair deal to African farmers

New alternative to the council tax should be embraced says charity

​New welfare powers must put the needs of people first says committee

Survey shows bleak outlook for people on benefits

True scale of food poverty in the UK is more vast than previously realised

Public believe use of foodbanks reveal flaws in how we provide for those on low incomes