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  1. 30 Mar 2010

    It is time for a system which lifts people out of poverty and treats them with dignity.

    The Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform, a coalition of over 40 key Scottish charities is calling on leaders of all the main political parties to support their Manifesto for Change.

  2. 19 Mar 2010

    Citizens Advice Scotland have welcomed the report issued today by the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism committee, aimed at re-structuring the banking and financial services industry.

  3. 18 Mar 2010

    Scottish Councils are pursuing thousands of Scots for tax bills that are up to 15 years old – even if the bill has been paid.

  4. 15 Mar 2010

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have welcomed today’s announcement on changes to credit card lending.

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  5. 8 Mar 2010

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have today called for an end to unfairness in the banking sector.

  6. 11 Feb 2010

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said that the Home Owner and Debtor Protection Bill, being voted on today by the Scottish Parliament, will change the lives of many people in Scotland who are in debt and in fear of losing their home.

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  7. 9 Feb 2010

     SCOTTISH secretary Jim Murphy’s plan to reward people who ‘snitch’ on supposed benefits cheats has been slammed by a coalition of anti-poverty groups.

  8. 26 Jan 2010

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) are warning that the combination of the ongoing recession and the recent cold snap will create a ‘nightmare’ for many Scots when their winter fuel bills arrive over the next few weeks.

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  9. 9 Jan 2010

    Over 128,000 Scottish households use credit cards to pay mortgage or rent

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  10. 22 Dec 2009

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said many employers are making their employees' lives difficult this Christmas by adopting 'Scrooge-like' policies on issues like pay, hours, holidays and contracts

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  11. 25 Nov 2009

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said today's Supreme Court decision on Bank charges has let banks off the hook, and will leave thousands of Scots stranded in financial despair.

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  12. 24 Nov 2009

    'Business As Usual' Is Not Good Enough

    Citizens Advice Scotland will today (Wednesday) tell a committee of Scottish MPs that Scotland's banks must establish a greater sense of social responsibility, now they have been bailed out by public money.

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  13. 10 Nov 2009

    Citizens Advice Scotland are today calling on MSPs of all parties to do something to help the growing numbers of Scots who are 'drowning in debt'.

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  14. 27 Oct 2009

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have welcomed the UK government's announcement today of proposals to tackle credit card lending, and have claimed that too many Scots are 'drowning in debt'.

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  15. 23 Oct 2009

    New Benefit Has Been a 'Catalogue of Errors'

    Today marks one year since the government introduced the new 'Employment Support Allowance' (ESA) to replace Incapacity Benefit and Income Support for those who are sick and disabled. But far from being a cause for birthday celebrations, the first year of the ESA has been one of misery and frustration for many of the vulnerable people who are affected. Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) say that the CAB service has been flooded with complaints about the system, which they say is a 'catalogue of errors.'

  16. 6 Oct 2009

    The Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform (SCoWR) meets today for a conference aimed at challenging the political consensus on welfare reform in the run-up to the next General Election and beyond.

  17. 16 Sep 2009

    Children looked after by relatives and family friends are the topic of a national conference hosted by Citizens Advice Scotland in Edinburgh today (Wednesday). The event takes place exactly one year on from the formal launch of the Citizens Advice Bureaux led Kinship Care Advice and Information Service.

  18. 9 Sep 2009

    Citizens Advice Scotland say that both mortgage lenders and landlords should be more flexible in dealing with late payments and arrears. The comments come in response to figures released by the Scottish government today which show an increase in home re-possessions in Scotland.*

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  19. 4 Sep 2009

    The Citizens Advice Service marks its 70th anniversary today, as a new survey shows that the service is highly trusted and valued in Scotland.

  20. 17 Aug 2009

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have expressed disappointment at the news that Royal Bank of Scotland has among the highest unauthorised overdraft charges of any bank. They have called for tough government regulation of banks in response

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