The Common Weal Policy Podcast – Episode #160

date: 08/03/2023

Episode 160 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

You can download the episode directly here.

This week, Craig talks to Claire Peden from Unite the Union and Eryn Browning from Together Against Debt here to talk about their campaign to End School Meal Debt. The discuss the scale of such debt in Scotland, its impacts on children and which Local Authorities have already decided to waive these debts and which are still resisting calls to do so.

If you would like to get involved with the campaign, you can visit any of the links below:

Petition: https://www.megaphone.org.uk/petitions/feed-the-weans-feed-the-future

Public Protest on March 9th: https://fb.me/e/ILl9MxlW

Unite The Union website: https://www.unitetheunion.org/campaigns/unite-for-a-workers-economy-campaign/

Debt Justice website: https://debtjustice.org.uk/about

Twitter @UniteEconomy Unite For A Workers’ Economy (@UniteEconomy) / Twitter

Twitter @we_are_TAD TogetherAgainstDebt (@we_are_TAD) / Twitter

Facebook @UniteForAWorkersEconomy Unite For A Workers’ Economy | Facebook

Facebook @TogetherAgainstDebt Together Against Debt | Facebook

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Excerpts from “Hiding Your Reality” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License


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