Mapping project begins to chart the scale of use of Scottish independent food banks.
Government researchers won’t have to look far to find the existing evidence that the fundamental problem is one of low income
There are important things that we can be doing right now in our local communities to help reduce the need for emergency food aid.
Today the Scottish Government has released new statistics relating to the Scottish Welfare Fund. The figures show last year a 6% rise in the number of crisis grant applications received by local authorities in the past year. Read our briefing on the Scottish Welfare Fund here. Responding to the figures, Mary Anne MacLeod, Policy OfficerContinue reading “New Scottish Welfare Fund figures published”
We hope that by the end of the project we’ll be able to demonstrate local change which can be replicated and adapted throughout Scotland to ensure that fewer people experience food insecurity.
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The Good Food Nation Bill is an opportunity for the Scottish Government to galvanise action around the food system and for all of us to assert our right to food.
What is action learning, and what can the benefits be?
While we wait for governments to fix the problems, there are people all over the country who are trying to do something to support those who have the least.
The Scottish Welfare Fund is one of the most important ways of helping someone who has no money for food. Here’s why.