November 29, 2017

Today we were visited by Angela Constance, Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities with the Scottish Government. We shared our thoughts on the process so far and our hopes for changes within the city, changes around mental health, money and st...

November 3, 2017

We've been working away quietly for the last few months, listening to people's personal experiences of poverty in Dundee. The Commissioners have been magnificent! 
Last night we came to a pivotal point in the process, we decided our 3 main themes, and will now focus on...

September 22, 2017

Too often people are made to feel like they are just another number.

September 19, 2017

Only when people with personal experience are included in the process of change, can we see success.

September 18, 2017

Adele and I met Nicola Sturgeon today! We told her about the new fairness commission in Dundee - Dundee Fighting for Fairness - and some of the issues facing people (mental health and sanctions were top of our list). Watch out for Adele on STV at 6pm tonight - she was...

September 14, 2017

A bunch of us travelled from Dundee to Leeds to meet other Commissioners with personal experience of poverty. We laughed, we cried, we inspired. Cast your eye over this wee (less than 2 mins) film and be inspired too. You may recognise an accent in there...

June 2, 2017

After watching 'I, Daniel Blake' together, we took time to reflect on the issues and share our own experiences. This is the start of a journey, we're not sure where it will lead but we know that if we travel the journey together we can make a difference in our city.

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