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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.

 
The Poverty Alliance has now written to the Chancellor, calling on him to scrap the cap, or at least raise it in line with living costs.

 
The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic combined with rising living costs has left many third sector workers struggling to keep their heads above water.

 
Cap means there will be no cost-of-living increase for thousands on benefits

 
On Tuesday Health Secretary Humza Yousaf presented the National Care Service Bill on a visit to Aberdeen, promising to end the “postcode lottery” of care.

 
It will work across six local authority areas

 
June edition features an exclusive interview with the one and only Dolly Parton!

 
The move follows a day of crisis talks with community leaders pledging to bring forward a formal declaration on the emergency.

 
The overwhelming majority of Scots (84 per cent) agree that loneliness is still a problem now even though restrictions have lifted.

 
The legislation was recommended by an independent review, led by John Scott QC.

 
The summit will hear from over 40 of Scotland’s civic, community and trade union organisations on pay, benefits, energy poverty, housing and transport.