Around 4.5 million people are experiencing the deepest levels of poverty in the UK and have been hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, a commission has found.
The Scottish Government has been accused of a “complete lack of urgency” in committing to undertake a pupil equity audit to help close the attainment gap.
Nicola Sturgeon is being urged to make additional payments to help Scotland’s poorest families “weather the storm” of coronavirus.
Dame Emma Thompson has called on the Government to protect children struggling to get enough food during lockdown.
A north-east council is taking coronavirus into account as it works to tackle poverty and inequality.
A charity is helping to make sure families don’t struggle with poverty over the festive season.
Offering people the “opportunity to prosper” is critical to tackling poverty in the city, the co-leader of Aberdeen City Council claimed today.
A north-east foodbank has today issued an urgent appeal for stock.
An independent children’s food watchdog is needed to help tackle child food insecurity in the UK, according to a report.
More than 1,000 north-east families are feeling the “devastating” impacts of austerity, a senior politician has said after new figures were published.
A north-east MP is encouraging organisations in Aberdeen to apply for funding to help combat poverty.
A charity will be able to provide more than 1,450 meals to those in need – thanks to Santa.
Seven communities in Aberdeen are set to benefit from a mobile food poverty initiative.
A busy food bank has shut down just days before Christmas despite handing out nearly 7,000 parcels over the last three years.