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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.

David Stewart MSP praises the work of the third sector in tackling poverty, and says it is vital that it continues to be properly funded

Rhiannon Sims discusses why the Scottish Campaign for the Right to Social Security (SCORSS) has re-launched with rights placed at its heart

Mary Glasgow says MSPs have the chance to take a momentous step by approving new legislation aimed at giving equal protection to children



Sarah Paterson calls on all youth workers to get involved in the #InvestInYouthWork campaign

Martin Dorchester says that those fighting knife crime down south could learn lessons from what has happened in Scotland


Beth Webb of Soil Association Scotland argues that a definition of good food must be at the heart of the Good Food Nation consultation

Martin Crewe says that Scotland has moved on from the smacking debate, as plans to offer children protection from assault progress