Glasgow City Council
Scottish local authorities have recorded more than 10,000 data breaches over the last five years, The Ferret can reveal.
A charity that helps torture survivors has accused Glasgow City Council of failing to provide young asylum seekers and refugees with free bus passes and depriving them of a “vital lifeline” during the cost-of-living crisis.
Strathclyde University has been accused of failing to make progress on commitments — made more than two years ago — to research and acknowledge the institution’s historical ties to slavery.
Scottish councils have awarded contracts worth more than £1bn to private companies since 2015, The Ferret can reveal.
Glasgow City Council has spent almost £10m on agency workers to empty bins and deal with recycling in the last five years, we can reveal.
Local authorities have been accused of issuing “escalating threats” to people behind on their council tax, after The Ferret found they have contracts worth up to £20m with debt collectors.
A Glasgow hotel housing vulnerable homeless people is being run “like an open prison” while charging £1,400 a month for cramped and rundown rooms, it is alleged.
Afran opens a drawer and pulls out creams and tablets, prescribed to deal with the bites covering his children’s backs and stomachs – and his wife’s legs - in an angry, red rash.
Asylum children in Scotland have spent months living in overcrowded B&B rooms with their families and struggled to access schooling.