The North East Fife Area Committee this week approved plans to spend £85,000 from a funding pot aimed at tackling poverty.
In the second part of our special series looking at the impact of child poverty in Courier Country, Michael Alexander investigates the scale of the problem in Fife and visits Glenrothes where high child poverty levels are in stark contrast to the utopian vision of the ‘new town’ created 70 years ago.
Lifting the benefit cap in Scotland and ending the so-called ‘rape clause’ could lift 15,000 Scots out of poverty, a think tank has claimed.
Just 17 miles separate the poorest and richest children in Fife.
A NEW 10 year plan to deliver a fairer Fife will tackle poverty and “fight austerity by creating opportunities”.
Children are increasingly relying on foodbanks to be fed, worrying new figures have revealed.