TFN poll: does new survey demonise beggars?
Does Community Safety Glasgow survey demonise beggars?
There was controversy this week when a survey was launched into begging in Glasgow.
The poll, commissioned by Community Safety Glasgow – a body made up of Police Scotland and the city council - asks about attitudes to beggars and people’s experiences of aggressive or hostile behaviour.
However, Frank Hardie, a street pastor, says this survey highlights begging as a problem and isn’t concerned with solutions to homelessness.
What do you think? Read our story hereand decide: does this survey demonise beggars?