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OPFS Briefing on the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill

OPFS warmly welcomes the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill. We are extremely pleased that the Bill contains a duty to eradicate child poverty and that there are clear and identifiable targets about when and how this should be achieved. We particularly welcome the fact …

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Closure of Glasgow Jobcentres

OPFS believes closure of half of Glasgow’s job centres will have a devastating impact on parents who rely on the service.

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#ProudSingleParents campaign

#ProudSingleParents is a campaign to challenge the stereotypes and stigma that are still too often attached to single parenthood. It aims to challenge prejudice against single parents. Get involved! Single Parents/Family/Friends: Use the #ProudSingleParents hashtag and tell us what makes you …

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Challenging the media perception of single parents

Single parents are often portrayed in the media as young, unemployed mothers on benefits whose children will grow up disadvantaged. Professor Ronald McQuaid challenges the accuracy of this view.

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