Health & Social Care

Should boxing be banned?

After the tragic death of Mike Towell, the charity Headway says its time to put a stop to boxing. Do you agree?

3rd October 2016 by Susan Smith

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Poll: Do you think Mark Zuckerberg can cure all diseases?

​Facebook founder wants to eradicate all diseases with £2.3bn - not even one fifth of the NHS Scotland's annual budget

23rd September 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Poll: should Cameron and IDS resign as charity patrons?

TFN poll: Should PM and IDS resign as patrons of disability charity?

24th March 2016 by Graham Martin

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Poll: How should Scotland spend its share of the sugar tax?

A can of cola could cost 8p more when the tax is introduced in 2018

17th March 2016 by TFN

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Poll: Is 10K race where competitors drink wine instead of water irresponsible?

A 10K “fun run” in Glasgow where competitors drink wine every two miles has been slammed as “no joke” by a leading charity - should it go ahead?

14th January 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Poll: who’s to blame for fuel poverty?

Margaret Burgess blames Westminster for Scotland's fuel poverty failure saying her government is fully committed to eradicating it. Are you convinced?

13th November 2015 by Robert Armour

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Poll: Should children be forced to exercise at school?

With some of the worst child obesity rates in Europe is it time to force children to exercise at school every day?

5th November 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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Should Jobcentre staff be housed in foodbanks?

People often visit foodbanks because they can't find work, but is it a good idea to have Jobcentre staff waiting for them there?

29th October 2015 by Robert Armour

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Poll: should prostitution be fully decriminalised?

We ask: should prostitution be fully decriminalised?

21st August 2015 by Graham Martin

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Poll: should benefits be stopped for people with addiction, alcoholism or obesity?

What do you think of the latest Tory plans to axe benefits?

31st July 2015 by Graham Martin

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Poll: Can charities cope with the demand created by welfare cuts?

Or will the £12bn cut from the welfare budget be the straw to break the camel's back

23rd July 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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Should pavement parking be made illegal?

London has outlawed parking on the pavement as it restricts access, especially for disabled people. Should Scotland follow suit?

26th June 2015 by Robert Armour

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Poll: is Ebola nurse probe fair?

​Hundreds have signed a petition calling for an investigation into Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey to be dropped after allegations she hid her illness

20th March 2015 by Robert Armour

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TFN poll: should e-cigarettes be banned from hospitals?

Debate erupts after announcement that e-cigarettes will be banned from hospitals

19th February 2015 by Susan Smith

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TFN poll: should assisted suicide be made legal?

Poll: have your say on assisted suicide

8th January 2015 by Graham Martin

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TFN poll: do you back bid to ban smoking in front of kids in cars?

Poll: should smoking in front of children in cars be banned?

16th December 2014 by Graham Martin

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Should we have the right to choose death?

A group of doctors are supporting a bill on assisted suicide

10th March 2014 by Paul Cardwell

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Are taller people more intelligent?

Scottish researchers have made a controversial claim that the taller you are the higher your IQ is likely to be.

3rd March 2014 by Paul Cardwell

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Is it time to legalise drugs?

Should drugs should be legalised and testing centres set up in nightclubs following a spate of drugs deaths?

26th February 2014 by TFN Staff

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