New stats on 'eye-watering' private rent increases prompt fresh call for rent controls
With the average cost of private renting rising in 15 out of 18 Scottish regions, the tenants’ union Living Rent has warned “the situation is only going to continue to get worse” without rent controls
Challenging Poverty: Scottish Government 'must do more' with devolved powers
New research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation finds that changing poverty levels are largely the result of UK policies — but the Scottish Government has the power to act
A REPORT published this week by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on ‘Poverty in Scotland 2019’ has called for “more ambition and action” from the Scottish Government to address rising poverty levels.