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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.

Latest Opinion
 
Robert Black argues that housing benefit reform can make a real difference to quality of life

 
Nigel Henderson considers what the third sector is doing right as Care Inspectorate results show it's leading in care home provision

 
John Dickie explains why cuts affecting the poorest members of our society risk adding £6bn to the public spending bill

 
Carole Ewart, coordinator of the Human Rights Consortium Scotland, is celebrating 30 years working on human rights

 
Sandra Webster says that carers must be listened to in the independence debate

 
Ruchir Shah, head of policy at the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) says civil society has the right to criticise bad government policy

 
Claire Harvey argues technology is stifling young people’s imagination

 
Duncan Thorp questions whether our health service should continue to be run by the state

 
Rebecca Curtis, fundraising officer for Lothian Autistic Society, likes to volunteer in her community – even if it freaks people out!

 
Jane Bruce is confused about all the lingo and the merits of the latest funding fads

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