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Dundee Fairness Commission

2019 - 2020 Commission

Despite the success of the 2017 - 2018 commission, there are still issues needing to be addressed. This commission will be hearing stories from new commissioners and tackling new issues over the next 16 months.

 

This commission will be following a similar structure to the previous commission, where commissioners decide how the group move forward and building relationships is a major focus.

More information to follow.

THE HARD TRUTH

32%

PENSIONERS IN DUNDEE ARE IN RECEIPT OF PENSION CREDIT

28%

CHILDREN IN DUNDEE LIVING IN POVERTY

42%

FUEL POVERTY ACROSS ALL HOUSING TENURES IN DUNDEE

31%

OF THE WORKING AGE POPULATION IN DUNDEE IS ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE

23% 

PEOPLE IN DUNDEE EAST EARNING LESS THAN THE SCOTTISH LIVING WAGE

66%

SINGLE PENSIONER HOUSEHOLDS SUFFER FROM FUEL POVERTY

8,999+

NUMBER OF PEOPLE THAT HAVE BEEN SANCTIONED IN DUNDEE. DUNDEE HAS THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF BENEFIT SANCTIONS IN SCOTLAND.