The UK Government must recognise the damage caused by austerity and change course on policies that are causing poverty and inequality to rise, the Scottish Government has said.
Food bank officials have voiced concern after an alarming rise in demand for emergency supplies in the north east.
Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday hinted that austerity measures could soon be eased after official economic forecasts showed improved growth rates for the UK.
A welfare reform roll-out being piloted in areas including Inverness is yet to provide evidence it is working, Westminster’s work and pensions select committee has found.
The misanthropic austerity imposed to the Greek population threatens the lives of the poorest and the most vulnerable, the social cohesion and the health of the population.
Highland councillors could march on Westminster to plead with Chancellor George Osborne for more money to tackle an escalating budget crisis.
A report analysing the SNP’s economic strategy has rejected claims the Scottish economy has been harmed by austerity.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled a plan to end Westminster austerity and pump £180billion into the UK economy.