We keep an eye on issues in the media that may affect bureaux and citizens. In case you'd like to take a look, here's our latest weekly summary of stories we've been tracking across the past seven days and various newspapers
NATIONAL MEDIA STORIES:
- CAS calls for halt to universal credit rollout 7 July: BBC Scotland, STV News, The Herald, The Scotsman (article no longer available), Third Force News, The Sunday Post, The Press and Journal, The Daily Record, the National and various local newspapers and radio stations.
- Listen to live BBC Scotland interviews: Rhiannon Sims (CAS policy officer) BBC Good Morning Scotland (starts at 1.15.12) and Jemiel Benison (Haddington CAB Manager) BBC Newsdrive (starts at 1.20.58)
- Teachers spend own money buying food for pupils (STV News, 7 July) EIS survey of Scottish teachers finds evidence of poverty
- Ten Scottish jobcentres to close (BBC Scotland, 6 July) Six in Glasgow, and four others across Scotland face closure
- Poverty and Inequality Commission appointed (BBC Scotland, 3 July) Ex CAS CEO Kaliani Lyle to be one of the deputy Chairs
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This article is a summary of some media coverage relevant to the Citizens Advice service in Scotland, rather than a full and comprehensive list. Licensing restrictions mean we can't send versions of those articles which aren't online, though we do receive copies.
However, if you have questions or want to know more about any articles mentioned here but which don't have a link, or if you have any questions about news media issues in general, contact the Citizens Advice Scotland press officer, Tony Hutson (firstname.lastname@example.org).