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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.

Evidence of benefit sanction targets has been uncovered by the Public and Commercial Services Union

The underlying causes of poverty need to be addressed, poverty conference is told

Department for Work and Pensions civil servant horrifies MSPs after claiming poor people make an economic choice to visit foodbanks

Councils will be made to ensure contractors consider the living wage

Big Lottery Fund Scotland supports the development of the Ethnic Minorities Law Centre across Scotland

A Mail on Sunday story attacking foodbanks has lead to a huge rise in donations

A new website will provide public bodies with advice on preventing human rights failures

Many poor families in Scotland are living on the breadline as a result of welfare cuts

Seized fake designer goods go to charity

The number of Scots seeking help from foodbanks increased by five-fold last year