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ONE in five children is living in poverty in parts of almost every local council area in Scotland, a survey from a group of leading charities has revealed.
Practical gadgets to help the elderly and infirm at home have been developed by a university team using the latest technology.
Whether independent or devolved from the UK, Scotland is set to gain more control over welfare spending – including state pensions, unemployment and disability benefits.
A probe into the financial management of social work in Dumfries and Galloway has uncovered a number of failings.