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Julia Unwin David Cameron's victory speech has given a clear indication of the direction of the next parliament, says Julia Unwin chief executive of Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust. The emphasis on compassionate Conservatism gives us cause to hope the reforming Camer

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By Fiona King at Shelter Scotland I have a bit of sympathy (just a little) with General Election candidates, pounding the streets the length and breadth of the UK begging, persuading or shoring up their vote. Shelter Scotland was set up as a campaigning charity more than 45 years ago and we’re nev

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Chris Goulden Universal Credit can’t reduce poverty on its own, says Chris Goulden, head of poverty team at Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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When Wendy Alexander was the Scottish Communities Minister, she proposed to give housing association tenants the Right to Buy. I was at the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations at the time. Along with many colleagues and my boss David Orr, now at the National Housing Federation, we fought it

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By Andrew Carlin, commercial director of PfH Scotland In recent years the Scottish Government has increasingly viewed public sector procurement as a key lever with which to deliver economic, social and environmental objectives.

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By Lisa Glass at Shelter Scotland Last week, the Scottish Government released their quarterly homeless statistics for September to December 2014. The headline statistics were that over this period homeless applications have gone down, homeless assessments have gone down, and there were only 5 househ

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By James Battye at Shelter Scotland Last week the Scottish Government published a second consultation on a new private tenancy. This goes further than the government’s initial proposal – which set out the high level principles underpinning the government’s reforms – and gives us an idea of w

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