More care charities face the cuts cosh

Scottish Socialist Voice

Glasgow Association of Mental Health demo CUTS COST LIVES: 500 people recently protested against the cuts to Glasgow Association of Mental Health’s budget. PHOTO: UNISON Scotland

by Sandra Webster, SSP national co-spokesperson

Recently we saw the extravaganza that is Children in Need, where a plenitude of celebrities urge us to donate to a charity which funds many projects for the most vulnerable. The irony is, like the good causes funded by The National Lottery, it is ordinary people who donate the most. Charities are becoming part of statutory services, providing services usually provided by local authorities.

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About sandrassp

I am the mum to two sons who both live with autism. I am an ambassador for NAS Scotland and co-spokesperson of the Scottish Socialist Party. I am passionate about my politics both upper and Lower key, the arts in general and like to comment on everything that shapes my landscape. I am a mature student and have begun to dabble my toes into writing. I blog about family life and my day to day experiences. My philosophy is Up and At them and Always with a smile on my face.
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