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Publications

  1. Scottish Government consultation
    Rob Gowans
    Publication date:
    September 2016

    Citizens Advice Scotland agrees that the Scottish Government should
    include in statute an ambition to eradicate child poverty. It is equally important
    however that this ambition is backed up by clear strategies with specific,
    measurable and deliverable actions that are directly linked to reducing the
    levels of child poverty in Scotland.

  2. Fraser Sutherland
    Publication date:
    May 2014

    The number of Scots falling victim to financial rip-offs is increasing dramatically. A special helpline set up by CAS to deal solely with consumer issues saw a 14% increase last year in calls about scams.

  3. Evidence to Scottish Parliament Equal Opportunities Committee
    Rob Gowans
    Publication date:
    May 2014

    CAS submitted written evidence to the Equal Opportunities Committee's follow-up inquiry to their 'Having and Keeping a Home' report in 2012 which examined the causes of homelessness amongst young people and steps that could be taken to prevent it.

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  4. Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    December 2012

    As welfare changes begin to affect people across the country, Citizens Advice Scotland is producing briefings outlining their impact on people across Scotland in our Voices from the Frontline series. This briefing looks at the changes to Local Housing Allowance which significantly affected 4,400 claimants aged 25 to 35 across Scotland earlier in 2012.

  5. Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    October 2012

    As welfare changes begin to affect people across the country, Citizens Advice Scotland is producing briefings outlining their impact on people across Scotland in our Voices from the Frontline series. This briefing looks at the increasing number of sanctions that have been applied to jobseekers in the past two years and the effects that they have had on claimants.

  6. Sarah Mitchell, Social Policy Volunteer, Perth CAB
    Publication date:
    September 2012

    This report is the concluding publication of Perth CAB's campaign which sought to research the issues young people face in the workplace, and find out how much they felt they knew about their employment rights.

  7. Sarah Mitchell, Social Policy Volunteer at Perth CAB
    Publication date:
    August 2012

    Perth CAB is campaigning to increase young people's knowledge of employment rights and to let them know where to access advice.

  8. Publication date:
    May 2012

    Leaflet with information about CAB volunteering aimed at young people who are looking to gain new skills to help with work, study and the rest of life too!

  9. Publication date:
    November 2011

    This the fourth in our series of briefing sheets based on the report Being Young Being Heard, and focuses on specific issues that young people are facing in regards to employment - particularly in the current economic climate.

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  10. Publication date:
    October 2011

    Part of our series of briefing sheets based on the report Being Young Being Heard, this sheet focuses on the problems young people face with benefits.

  11. Publication date:
    September 2011

    This briefing from our series on the problems facing young people in Scotland looks at housing issues.

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  12. Publication date:
    February 2011

    The briefing which accompanies Citizens Advice Scotland’s report, Being Young Being Heard.

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  13. Keith Dryburgh, Alizeh Hussain & Matt Lancashire
    Publication date:
    February 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland’s report Being Young Being Heard outlines the impact of the recession on young people in Scotland in their own words.

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  14. Publication date:
    June 2009

    Drowning in Debt briefing sheet which focuses on young clients.

  15. David McNeish
    Publication date:
    April 2008

    A briefing for the westminster debate on child poverty in Scotland, written in response to the inquiry by the Scottish Affairs Committee