Labour has accused the Tories of dragging large swathes of the UK’s population into poverty after almost a decade at the helm.
The Scottish Government has committed £7 million for a new fund to help tackle poverty in the event of a no-deal Brexit, as price hikes could push 130,000 Scots into financial hardship.
A UN poverty expert has said Scotland is on “a very different trajectory” to the rest of the UK when it comes to social security.
Making important decisions on an empty stomach can lead to poor choices, according to new research.
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.
Children living in poverty are being severely disadvantaged in the British school system, according to a new survey which warns crime is a consequence of inadequate support for such disadvantaged youth.
Jeremy Corbyn has warned that the Government is “failing a whole generation of children” who are falling victim to rising homelessness and poverty.
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.