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Guest blog: Homing in on renters in later life

Louise Brady, Scotland Policy and Public Affairs Officer,Independent Age Clilck here to read the Homing In report! It’s often, wrongly, assumed that older people don’t face any of the same issues younger generations do when it comes to housing; and instead that all older people own mortgage free homes, immune from the problems seen in … Read more

Poverty Alliance Conference 2023

Drawing A Line Conference Briefings

The Poverty Alliance Conference 2023 – Drawing A Line – was an opportunity to explore why a Minimum Income Guarantee is needed, looking at key aspects of the current poverty problem in Scotland. We identified priority actions and key campaigning priorities that will take us closer to a Minimum Income Guarantee. We have brought together … Read more

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Blog: The Minimum Income Guarantee Seminars

Ruth Boyle, Policy and Campaigns Manager, The Poverty Alliance Book your MIG seminar place here! We built our social security system so that everyone — especially those who most need it — can have stability and freedom to build a better future for themselves and their households. But over the last few decades, governments have … Read more

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A Just Transition Plan for Transport – Views of people on low incomes

In a just and compassionate Scotland, everyone would have affordable, sustainable travel options that give them more freedom, increase their opportunities, and support their health and wellbeing. As part of our Get Heard Scotland project, the Poverty Alliance was commissioned by the Just Transition team at the Scottish Government to support the engagement of people … Read more

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