A mum has claimed she has been forced to choose between feeding herself or her family because of controversial changes to the benefits system.
The festive period is often a time for extravagance, but with Dundee having one of the highest rates of poverty in Scotland, what help is there for people who are struggling?
The number of children attending council-run breakfast clubs has fallen by as much as 80% at schools in poorer areas of Dundee, a councillor has claimed.
On December 1 2017, I decided to start tweeting anonymised encounters I had with people experiencing poverty and charting the difficulties for families living on limited incomes under the hashtag #WhenChristmasEqualsCrisis.
Labour has accused the Tories of dragging large swathes of the UK’s population into poverty after almost a decade at the helm.
I recently attended an event in Dundee that brought together people from the private, the public and voluntary sectors who work together to tackle funeral poverty.
Council tenants living in Dundee can expect an inflation-busting rent increase of at least 3% next year under plans going out to consultation today.
People who may be struggling to make ends meet were offered support and advice at a special event in the city.
Bereaved Dundonians are racking up more than half a million pounds in debt to pay for funerals each year, a new report has revealed.
One of the welcome announcements to emerge from the Labour conference last week was the aspiration to halve foodbank use in the first year of a Labour Government.
It is healthy for society when politics is at its best and that is only the case when opposition parties are effectively holding the democratically-elected government of the day to account.
Shock figures which show people living in the city’s most deprived areas are three times more likely to die before they’re 25 need to act as a wake up call, experts say.
There is an emerging constituency of men and women living on restricted incomes who are becoming increasingly frustrated with politicians failing to act on their concerns.
Imagine this: It is that point in the month when your income is due to drop into your bank account.
The lord provost of expressed his concerns about homelessness and unemployment rates in Dundee during an interview with Harris Academy pupils.
Teachers at a Dundee school could make kids plates of toast next term amid fears that parents won’t be able to afford an 800% price hike at the city’s breakfast clubs.
I set foot inside the V&A for the first time last week which, for someone living and working here, is a shameful admission.
Several reports have emerged over the last 10 days that have shone a damning light on UK Government domestic policy.
Referrals to Dundee’s largest foodbank operator have increased by more than 55% in the last 12 months, with an average of 30 people given food parcels each day.
Working with people in poverty is painful and powerful.