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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.

Poll: Can charities cope with the demand created by welfare cuts?

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Or will the £12bn cut from the welfare budget be the straw to break the camel's back

Can charities cope with the demand created by welfare cuts?

Yes
75
No
127

Cutting £12 billion from the welfare budget is going to put added pressure on charities and third sector organisations work harder than ever the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations has said.

With organisations already claiming to be overstretced, could this £12bn cut be the straw could be the one to break the camel’s back.

The Scottish third sector is renowned for its resilience but this week we are simply asking:

Will charities be able to cope with the demand created by welfare cuts?

Let us know if your charity is already struggling under the pressure in the comment section below.

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