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  1. 22 May 2019

    Responding to the final report from Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights following his visit to the UK, Citizens Advice Scotland Director of Impact, Polly Tolley said:

  2. 21 May 2019

    Commenting on the Poverty and Inequality Commissions analysis of the Scottish budget, Citizens Advice Scotland Policy Manager Nina Ballantyne said:

  3. 16 May 2019

    The five bureaux in North Lanarkshire are piloting a new, multi-channel, collaborative approach for debt advice, making it easier for clients to access the service in a way that suits them.

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  4. 15 May 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the news that the Financial Ombudsman Service has been received increasing numbers of complaints about lenders.

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  5. 1 May 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland is taking action to help an estimated 80,000 low income households in Scotland that could be paying too much Council Tax.

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  6. 26 Apr 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has today published new figures showing the numbers of Scots who struggle to make ends meet.

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  7. 5 Mar 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the news that the FCA is to introduce a cap on rent-to-own products.

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  8. 1 Feb 2019

    From Monday 4th February people looking for free debt advice in North Lanarkshire have more options.

    The five Citizens Advice Bureaux in North Lanarkshire (Airdrie, Bellshill, Coatbridge, Cumbernauld, Motherwell and Wishaw)  have joined together to launch a new Money Advice service, making it easier for people to access free, confidential debt advice online, by phone or in person. This new service will enable people who are concerned about managing their money or financial commitments to access debt advice in a way that suits them, and easily transfer from one form of support to another as they need. 

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  9. 2 Nov 2018

    Citizens Advice advisers are to provide a new service aimed at giving Scots a ‘financial health check’ to see if they are eligible for additional support that they may not know about.

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  10. 29 Oct 2018

    Citizens Advice Scotland has said the funding announced for Universal Credit in today's budget will not be sufficient to solve the problems in the system.

  11. 18 Oct 2018

    Citizens Advice Scotland has today published evidence showing that demand for advice on rent arrears increased by 47% between 2012 - 2017.

  12. 4 Jul 2018


    Citizens Advice Scotland Trustee Martyn Buckley has become an official 'Scambassador' for'Friends Against Scams', which is a UK-wide initiative for Trading Standards.  

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  13. 2 Jul 2018

    by Ruth Mendel, Policy Officer, Citizens Advice Scotland.

    NB This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald, 01/07/18.

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  14. 25 Jun 2018

    by Derek Mitchell, Chief Executive, Citizens Advice Scotland.

    This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald on 24 June 2018

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  15. 17 May 2018

    by Rory Mair CBE, Chair of Citizens Advice Scotland

    This article was published in the Times on 17 May 2018. The survey referenced in the article can be seen here

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  16. 9 Apr 2018

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has responded to the news that some Universal Credit claimants are having substantial deductions made to their payments in order to pay off debts.

  17. 13 Dec 2017

    Burial charges across Scotland have increased on average by over £250 since 2014 – that’s three and a half times the rate of inflation.

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  18. 18 Oct 2017

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the announcement that the Universal Credit phoneline is to change to a Freephone number, but has called for the government to halt the rollout of the scheme so that further changes can be made.

  19. 18 Oct 2017

    The Consumer Futures Unit at Citizens Advice Scotland has developed a leaflet for those in receipt of benefits that clarifies what they are due to pay for water and sewerage charges, and includes any exemptions, discounts and reductions they may be due.

  20. 5 Sep 2017

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomes a number of measures in the programme for government, announced by the First Minister in parliament today. 

     

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