Social Justice & Poverty

Is it ever acceptable to leave children home alone?

The NSPCC has reported a significant increase in adults raising concerns over children being left to fend for themselves

26th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: should older people receive free TV licences?

Poll: should older people receive free TV licences?

11th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: should Trump have been given a full state visit?

Poll: should Trump have been given a full state visit?

4th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Should Dungavel be closed?

Vulnerable adults are routinely kept at the former prison in South Lanarkshire against official guidance

28th May 2019 by Robert Armour

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Should we replace benefits with a basic income?

Poll: benefits or basic income?

10th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Poll: should should the UK declare a climate emergency?

Poll: should we declare a climate emergency?

30th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Is civil disobedience justified in the fight against climate change?

Climate change: is direct action justified?

16th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Brexit: what should happen now?

Brexit: what should happen now?

25th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Should Shamima Begum be allowed to return home?

A prominent Scottish human rights campaigner writing in TFN says Shamima Begum should come home to face UK justice

22nd February 2019 by TFN

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Poll: Do we need social media watchdog to protect kids?

The NSPCC is at the end of its tether with Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat and says we need a regulator to stop them publishing dangerous content

15th February 2019 by TFN

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Should the five day working week become four?

Trades unions and charities agree the four day week would lead to better mental health and a better society But there are inevitable cost implications

10th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Should offensive Christmas songs be banned?

Should offensive Christmas songs be banned?

20th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Poll: should unpaid internships be banned?

Poll: should unpaid internships be banned?

23rd November 2018 by TFN

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TFN poll: should the public pay for royal weddings?

Poll: should we pay for royal weddings?

12th October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Is it time for Universal Credit to be scrapped?

Poll: scrap Universal Credit?

9th October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Poll: Were Scotland’s anti-Trump protests a damp squib?

Anti-Trump protests were held across Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen this week but with varying reports about turnout, did they achieve much?

16th July 2018 by Alex Turnbull

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Is universal credit an unmitigated disaster?

​This week leading housing bodies joined to condemn the "flawed" universal credit roll out. Is it a disaster?

10th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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TFN Poll: Should all schools stay open over the summer?

Schools across four council areas are turning into community hubs this summer to tackle holiday hunger - should all schools stay open over the summer?

5th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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