Sources

  • Over a quarter of Scottish cancer patients can’t afford to adequately heat their homes in winter
    Macmillan Cancer Care
  • 4 in 5 cancer patients are hit with an average cost of £420 a month as result of their illness
    Macmillan Cancer Care
  • Over 500,000 people struggling with bad housing or homelessness are helped every year by Shelter Scotland
    Shelter Scotland
  • 39,827 homeless applications were recorded in Scotland in 2013
    Shelter Scotland
  • Scotland’s richest households are 273 times wealthier than the poorest households.
    Oxfam Scotland