Charity reaction to Scottish government programme to 2016

Scotland’s First Minister has outlined the policies, actions and legislation proposed for the period up to next year’s Holyrood election. Link to Programme for Government, or see Nicola Sturgeon’s speech (1st September).

Third Force News reports Scottish charities have welcomed plans to improve education standards for children, give greater security to privately renting tenants, end employment tribunal fees and make funerals cheaper for families on low incomes.