2010 press releases
Browse through Shelter Scotland's press releases from this page. Contact the media team for further background information and briefings or to arrange an interview.
23 December 2010
The Big Knit, a fantastic fundraiser in aid of Shelter Scotland, has proved to be a major international success for the second year running.
20 December 2010
Shelter Scotland today responded to statistics released by HBOS on the number of vacant properties across Scotland.
10 December 2010
Shelter Scotland today responded to the Scottish Government's announcement that Right to Buy reforms will be made law.
10 December 2010
Evictions by social landlords across Scotland have reduced by one third in the last year according to new analysis by Shelter Scotland.
22 November 2010
A new Empty Homes drive in Scotland is launching this week to help councils bring some of Scotland’s 50,000 empty private sector homes back into use.
18 November 2010
Shoppers at Marks and Spencer are once again being tempted to give in to the non-guilty pleasure of indulging in an irresistible range of Christmas-themed lunch break food.
16 November 2010
Shelter Scotland will be urging MSPs to sign up to its Make Housing Matter petition ahead of Wednesday’s Scottish Budget.
11 November 2010
Shelter Scotland today responded to new CML figures showing there were 8,900 repossessions in July-September this year.
10 November 2010
One in six British households is already struggling to pay their mortgage according to new research from Shelter Scotland.
8 November 2010
84 per cent of Scotland’s local authorities will have households living in the private rented sector facing losses of more than £30 a month following cuts to housing benefit, Shelter Scotland says.
3 November 2010
New laws which strengthen the way in which local councils support families who are at risk of homelessness have been hailed by Shelter Scotland as crucial and progressive.
1 November 2010
A major u-turn by the Scottish Government which would destroy new rights for homeless people has prompted Shelter Scotland to take to the streets of Dunfermline to campaign against the changes.
29 October 2010
Over the past year Shelter Scotland’s Prisons Advice Project has prevented homelessness or helped find accommodation for 89% of clients who came to the charity because they faced losing their home. Housing problems and homelessness are known to be key contributors to prisoners reoffending.
28 October 2010
Housing benefit cuts slammed as Scottish Government considers blocking new rights for the homeless.
25 October 2010
The first ever guidance on standards in temporary accommodation is to be published by Shelter Scotland and CIH Scotland in November.