Report calls for action to loosen the grip of poverty in Edinburgh

People living on low incomes in Edinburgh have decried the city’s high living costs and called for increased action to loosen the grip of poverty in their lives, in a new report published today. New research undertaken by the Poverty Alliance on behalf of the Edinburgh Poverty Commission has revealed the range of challenges faced … Read more

The Poverty Alliance responds to General Election result

Responding to the result of yesterday’s General Election, Director of the Poverty Alliance, Peter Kelly said: “The General Election took place against a background of a rising tide of poverty, with more​ and more people struggling to keep their heads above water.  Predictions prior to the election suggested that the number of children being swept into … Read more

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