‘Difficult or impossible’ for a third of adults to cover an extra £20 expense

In a recent survey, one third of adults in the UK admitted their finances were so finely balanced that an extra £20 per month would put them in financial difficulties. That figure rises when you consider vulnerable groups: Current government support is a sticking plaster which is quickly being exhausted due to the increased pressures… Continue reading ‘Difficult or impossible’ for a third of adults to cover an extra £20 expense

Scandal of Highland Housing crisis – how it crushes Gaelic

Dilution of the Gaelic language threatens its very survival. Why can’t people born in the Highlands buy a house there? By Martin Baillie The Gaelic Crisis in the vernacular communities is as much a result of the housing crisis, the commercialisation of crofting, of poor transport infrastructure, of insufficient progress on land reform and over-tourism,… Continue reading Scandal of Highland Housing crisis – how it crushes Gaelic

ALBA Conference speeches 2022

ALBA delegates deliver powerful speeches to Conference. Three speeches from Fiona Sinclair Fiona Sinclair’s speech to remit back motion five Motion Five: Addictions Policy – Equalities Team. This speech was cut short due to time constraints, but the speech in full is above.Click the arrows button to see the speech full-screen. Fiona Sinclair’s speech to… Continue reading ALBA Conference speeches 2022

ALBA conference Livestream

If you’d like to watch ALBA’s second party conference, watch it here: Saturday 15th OctoberSession 1 Saturday 15th OctoberSession 2 Sunday 16th OctoberSession 1 Sunday 16th OctoberSession 2 Contributions from Ayrshire LACUs