Child Poverty & Early Death in Scotland

Child Poverty in the UK 1. The Government has a statutory requirement, enshrined in the Child Poverty Act 2010 , to end child poverty by 2020. However, it is predicted that by 2020/21 ANOTHER 1 MILLION CHILDREN will be pushed into poverty as a result of the Coalition Government’s policies’. (Barnardo’s ). 2. In theContinue reading “Child Poverty & Early Death in Scotland”

Trident Dependent Jobs at Faslane

Those who are comfortable retaining, securing the hugely expensive and (illegal to use) Trident Nuclear Missiles at Faslane make great claim that their removal would bring about the loss of 11,000 jobs in the local area. This is a lie, widely spread and repeated by successive UK governments as one of a number of, “frighteners”Continue reading “Trident Dependent Jobs at Faslane”