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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
 
Melanie Ward works for a major international development charity and believes the third sector will be better off staying part of the United Kingdom

 
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

 
Elspeth Molony explains why it's so important to recognise the symptoms of a mini-stroke

 
Jane Bruce feels as light as a feather after giving up her job as director of Venture Scotland

 
Sarah Jane Laing believes both community and private ownership are essential parts of the diverse pattern of land ownership in Scotland

 
Jim Sweeney, chief executive of YouthLink Scotland, examines the impact of the new National Youth Work Strategy ahead of a debate in the Scottish Parliament

 
Maureen O’Neill explains why a century after the start of the First World War, it is important to ensure a strong European Union

 
Dr Hany El-Banna argues that overemphasising the link between charities and extremism has a devastating impact on the vital work of Islamic charities

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