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.
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.
Scots join the worldwide effort to help Africans find new ways to rebuild their communities shattered by brutal civil war
Scots academics are thinking global but working local as they join a new drive to improve lives in Africa.
Almost half a million food parcels were given out by independent food banks in 18 months, nearly double the number previously thought, according to new figures.
Child poverty is increasing and will hit a 20-year high, pushing an extra 60,000 children into poverty, the Scottish Government has been warned.
A failure to tackle poverty in Scotland is leaving generations of children at a higher risk of cancer in later life, according to a public health expert.
AS many as 50,000 UK pensioners could be pushed below the poverty line if the free TV licence was to be scrapped for over-75s, Age UK claims.