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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

 
Fathers need more recognition of their parenting role both at work and home

 
Child poverty charity says Westminster and Scottish governments need to do more to help poor families who can't survive on benefits

 
​The Scottish Parliament's welfare reform committee is seeking people with experience of Personal Independence Payment to tell MSPs their story

 
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

 
Over 200 people attended a Glasgow protest in support of efforts to release abducted Nigerian school girls

 
Charity finds half of Scots entitled to working tax credits may be missing out

 
Evidence of benefit sanction targets has been uncovered by the Public and Commercial Services Union