Solutions in Shared Humanity

Solutions in Shared Humanity

Commission Member Zoe Ferguson recently wrote a blog reflecting on the Commission’s experience of publishing its latest report examining the impact of coronavirus on people living in poverty in Edinburgh.She notes that despite there being increasingly widening...
Coronavirus Report in the Media

Coronavirus Report in the Media

This week, we published our latest interim report, Poverty and Coronavirus in Edinburgh, which examines the impact of the pandemic on people living in poverty in the city. On the back of this, we have been delighted with the response that local and national media have...
Poverty and Coronavirus Report on National Radio

Poverty and Coronavirus Report on National Radio

On Tuesday morning (19 May 2020) we published our latest report, Coronavirus and Poverty in Edinburgh, and had an opportunity to discuss our research on BBC Radio Scotland’s flagship programme, Good Morning Scotland. Edinburgh Poverty Commission Member and...

It pays to Maximise

Vice Chair Cllr Cammy Day calls for the Maximise project to be widened across Edinburgh. He notes that there is £80million in unclaimed benefits by the city’s residents. Go to the full article on the Evening News website.

Homes for all

Vice Chair Cllr Cammy Day calls for more funding for social housing and reflects on the rise of the number of people who are ‘hidden’ homeless in Edinburgh. Go to the full article on the Evening News website.