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  1. 5 Oct 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the Prime Minister is failing to understand the problems faced by people in debt, after reports that he is to tell the Conservative Party Conference that people should pay off their debts to help the economy

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  2. 4 Oct 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) are to tell MSPs that the UK government’s Welfare Reform Bill is ‘dismantling’ the welfare system, and is set to have a ‘devastating’ impact on many people in Scotland, taking £2bn from the Scottish economy.

  3. 28 Sep 2011

    New information published today shows that Scotland is in a ‘shameful crisis’ of fuel poverty, according to Citizens Advice Scotland.

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  4. 27 Sep 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have called for action to force employers to obey the minimum wage laws, as evidence emerges that many workers are being exploited by employers who break the law.

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  5. 20 Sep 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have welcomed the government’s announcement of measures to crack down on the ‘ever-rising’ cost of fuel bills.

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  6. 7 Sep 2011

    People who are struggling with massive debt are having their situation made worse by ‘rogue’ Debt Management Companies who exploit their difficulties with high fees, poor advice and dishonest information.

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  7. 5 Sep 2011

    Government policy 'will force many disabled Scots into poverty'

  8. 5 Sep 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have called on the High Street banks in Scotland to state they will not restrict their ‘basic bank account’ holders from using ATMs of other banks.

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  9. 3 Sep 2011

    Fuel poverty crisis 'even worse that today's figures suggest'

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  10. 29 Aug 2011

    Cizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have warned that many Scots are facing ‘financial crisis’, as a new report shows that average households are £11 per week worse off than they were last summer.

  11. 25 Aug 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have urged parents to steer clear of loan sharks and other ‘problem lenders’, as they struggle to cope with the costs of sending their children back to school.

  12. 24 Aug 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland are calling on the government to rule on whether a publicly-funded agency should be able to shut down public debate on its poor performance.

  13. 18 Aug 2011

    The Scottish CAB network is providing free, unbiased financial advice on behalf of the Money Advice Service.

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  14. 17 Aug 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have called on the major High Street banks to increase access to basic bank accounts, after it emerged that some banks were restricting the numbers of ATMs that can be used by holders of such accounts.

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  15. 17 Aug 2011

    The Scotland’s Peoples Annual Report, published today, shows that many Scots are still struggling to survive the continuing impact of the recession.

  16. 17 Aug 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said today’s unemployment figures are not just statistics but ‘real people, who need real help’.

  17. 4 Aug 2011

    Consumer scams are the focus for a new Citizens Advice Scotland campaign involving their bureaux network. CEO of CAS Lucy Mcternan explains why: “Some groups of people may be especially vulnerable to scams, older people for example. People can feel deeply ashamed of falling for scams and may be unwilling to admit this by reporting them or seeking help. Trying to sort out the effects of scams can take immense amounts of time and effort by bureaux.”

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  18. 26 Jul 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the government’s sickness benefit figures are misleading and are not a true representation of the thousands of people who are incorrectly found fit for work.

  19. 20 Jul 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said the increase in bankruptcies shows that many Scots are opting to declare themselves insolvent as the only way to escape un-manageable debt

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  20. 19 Jul 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said many Scots are still ‘drowning in debt,’ as new figures showed that over half a million Scots have taken on more debt in the last three months – a higher rate than the UK as a whole.

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