The sharp contrast between rich and poor residents in Aberdeen was the focus of the final episode of a TV series on poverty.
Activist and prize-winning author Darren McGarvey took a tour of Scotland in his six-part series on BBC Scotland.
The final part of Darren McGarvey’s Scotland focused on the Granite City and aired last night at 10pm.
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He said: “Four years ago oil-rich Aberdonians earned the highest salaries in Scotland, coming second only to London in their pay packet.
“Today it’s a different picture. Welfare reforms, wages stagnation and a lack of affordable housing have created a perfect storm of adversity.”
During the episode Darren sits down for a chat in the city centre with a homeless man and he also speaks to Polish-born Daniel, who arrived during the oil boom years but has latterly been diagnosed with a crippling illness and now struggles to access key benefits.