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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.

 
Pete Latchford believes its time for dads to be brought in from the cold and given equal rights to mums

 
Jamie Livingstone explains how he coped living on £1 a day for a week, and how it compared to a life of poverty at home or abroad

 
Steven McAvoy, Enable welfare rights adviser, recounts an incident that highlights why benefits sanctions don't save money or help people find work

 
Financial discrimination of disabled people must end

 
Robert Armour argues that stigmatising the poor has a wide reaching impact on society as a whole

 
Jill Wood discusses Engender's work on gender issues surrounding the referendum and welfare reform

 
Keith Dryburgh argues for a more humane system in assessing people's capability to work

 
Gareth Wells is looking for local groups to help promote digital skills in their community

 
Duncan Thorp believes enterprising local communities can provide social solutions where the public and private sectors have failed.

 
Ken McIntosh MSP argues why the procurement bill can still ensure the creation of a moral economy for Scotland