Shelter Scotland have released a report calling for an increase in the amount of social housing promised by the Scottish Government – to the equivalent of an additional house built every day for the next five years.
Free Our City is a campaign being launched by Get Glasgow Moving calling for public transport to be made free to use. “This radical policy is a necessary one: to address the climate emergency and gross inequalities in our society and ensure we make a just and green recovery from the pandemic.”
A new report published by the Trussell Trust forecasts that the need for its services could increase by 61% – the equivalent of 6 food parcels given out every minute – with the furlough scheme coming to an end.
Funding cuts by Glasgow City Council could lead to five Citizens Advice Bureaux being forced to close, and many more advice services cut, just as the city is facing an employment crisis with furlough coming to an end.