The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed plans for welfare benefits to keep pace with inflation but expressed concern that other measures announced as part of the UK Government’s Autumn statement don’t go far enough to protect social housing tenants during an u
A return to austerity would have significant consequences for people and public services, deputy first minister John Swinney has warned ahead of the UK Government’s Autumn Statement today. Mr Swinney has called for an alternative to austerity to avoid the UK Government “prolonging”
Philip Hammond Chancellor Philip Hammond is to unveil a £1.4 billion investment in affordable housing and introduce measures to ban letting agents from charging upfront fees as he unveils the UK government’s Autumn Statement later today.
John Swinney As George Osborne prepares to deliver the UK government’s Autumn Statement and Comprehensive Spending Review later today, deputy first minister John Swinney has renewed calls to the Chancellor to halt the programme of austerity and invest in infrastructure to help the economy.