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Homelessness: Open letter to Cabinet Secretary

Homelessness: Open letter to Cabinet Secretary

3 April 2017

An open letter calling for action to better tackle homelessness,  signed by Shelter Scotland and 11 other leading homelessness, housing and anti-poverty groups.

Homelessness: Open letter to Cabinet Secretary
Conference Hears Call for New National Homelessness Strategy

Conference Hears Call for New National Homelessness Strategy

24 March 2017

Members of a group of people with lived experience of homelessness - named Time for Change - have shared their experiences of homelessness in a workshop session at our Annual Homelessness Conference.

Conference Hears Call for New National Homelessness Strategy
Comment: Poverty and income inequality statistics for 2015/16

Comment: Poverty and income inequality statistics for 2015/16

16 March 2017

Alison Watson comments on today’s Poverty and Income Inequality statistics.

Comment: Poverty and income inequality statistics for 2015/16

Housing Benefit: withdrawing entitlement from 18-21 year olds

3 March 2017

Commenting on the new regulations on the housing element of Universal Credit which exclude many 18-21 year-olds from getting housing benefit with only minor exemptions, Adam Lang, Head of Communications and Policy at Shelter Scotland, said:

Housing Benefit: withdrawing entitlement from 18-21 year olds

Health and fuel poverty projects mapped

7 February 2017

The vital and sometimes life-saving work carried out by dozens of organisations across Scotland that tackle health issues caused by fuel poverty has been mapped in a new report.

Health and fuel poverty projects mapped

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