People who are already affected by poverty can also face additional barriers in accessing anti-poverty measures or initiatives due to their protected characteristics.
Join us to find out the key issues as Fife Council Research Team and Fife Centre for Equalities present their joint findings from their collaborative research on Poverty and Protected Characteristics in Fife.
Then participate in discussions, sharing what you are doing to reduce poverty and how we can all commit to the challenge of reducing poverty in Fife for ALL.
For more details and if you have any specific questions or additional requirements, contact Elric at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 01592 645310.
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NHS Fife Director of Public Health’s Annual Report 2018-2019
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Being overweight or obese increases the risk of a range of health conditions including Type II diabetes, heart disease and stroke and is the biggest cause of cancer after smoking.
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Council Tax Reduction in Scotland, 2016-17
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As part of ongoing deliberations, the Fairer Fife Commission have requested that a sample of Fife Datazones in the 20% most deprived in Scotland as identified by the Scottish Index of Deprivation (SIMD) be looked at closely alongside a small and manageable number of key indicators. In particular they are interested in the comparison of these datazones with others which are apparently doing better and to explore the insights this can provide. Read More