Edinburgh Evening News Featured Article

Edinburgh Evening News Featured Article

Edinburgh Poverty Commission Chair Jim McCormick’s article was a double page spread in the 1 September 2020 edition of the Evening News part of their Recovery Edinburgh series. It can be viewed on pages 8 and 9 on the Press Reader link. Or you can read it in...
Our Future Now – The Need to Act

Our Future Now – The Need to Act

Edinburgh Poverty Commissioner Celia Tennant reflects that to tackle the scale of inequality of youth unemployment it will take radical and bold intervention. Read her full blog on Inspiring Scotland’s website
Hope and hard work for a better future

Hope and hard work for a better future

Commissioner Sandy MacDonald calls for the private sector to find common purpose for better social outcomes in his article in the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce’s latest bi-monthly magazine. Go to the full article on page 8 of the Economy and Resilience themed Business...
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...