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The poverty crisis in Scotland is overwhelming, with over half a million scots living in extreme poverty. Many factors contribute to this harrowing figure. The Scottish Government is putting measures in place to try and combat the huge amount of people in Scotland that live in poverty.
The poverty problem in Scotland is only getting worse with more than half a million Scots, including living in “severe poverty”. According to a 2015 Scottish government report are living in poor conditions.
Those who are classed in the “severe poverty” category earn less than 50% of the UK average. At the time this report bases it figures which dated back to 2012-13. Households that earned less than £11,500 would have been classed as living in severe poverty also. (more…)
If you are a born and bred scot or have even lived in Scotland you have probably never noticed how deprived our Scottish children are. Over 220,000 Scottish children are officially recognised as living in poverty, that’s more than one in five children being hungry and cold. This terrifying figure is set to rise more than 50% by 2020.