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

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

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23rd July 2015 by Paul Cardwell 0 Comments

Can charities cope with the demand created by welfare cuts?

Poll results (total votes: 189)

Can charities cope with the demand created by welfare cuts?
Answer:
Yes
Votes:
71
Ratio:
37.57%
Answer:
No
Votes:
118
Ratio:
62.43%

Cutting £12 billion from the welfare budget is going to put added pressure on charities and third sector organisations work harder than ever the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations has said.

With organisations already claiming to be overstretced, could this £12bn cut be the straw could be the one to break the camel’s back.

The Scottish third sector is renowned for its resilience but this week we are simply asking:

Will charities be able to cope with the demand created by welfare cuts?

Let us know if your charity is already struggling under the pressure in the comment section below.

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