Edinburgh Poverty Commission

Report reveals impact of coronavirus on poverty in Edinburgh

The leader of the City of Edinburgh Council has outlined the measures the local authority will take after a report from the Edinburgh Poverty Commission outlined the impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on residents in the city.

Published 19 May 2020

Expert highlights rent controls as key to reducing poverty in Edinburgh

The independent chair of a commission tasked with tackling poverty in Edinburgh has called for the introduction of strict rent controls in the city.

Published 30 April 2019

Expert to lead new Edinburgh Poverty Commission

The City of Edinburgh Council has appointed an independent chair to lead a new commission which will shine a light on and recommend ways to address poverty in the capital.

Published 3 October 2018