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Carers fear they’re in firing line over more budget cuts

Carers fear they’re in firing line over more budget cuts

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  • Survey reveals worry as welfare reform planned

Caroline Wilson

13 Jun 2011

Almost 80% of carers in Scotland fear they will be worse off financially if their support is cut further

Independent Advocacy needs to be available to all who need it

Independent Advocacy needs to be available to all who need it

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Hi, my name’s Jo, and among other things, I’m a user of mental health services. My journey through the psychiatric system has not always been easy and at times I’ve needed an advocate to help me express my views when I felt I wasn’t being listened to, or didn’t trust the people looking after me to make decisions that were in my best interests.

Scottish Election: Will politicians care for carers?

Scottish Election: Will politicians care for carers?

By Huw Williams BBC Scotland reporter

The Lally family
 The Lally family want to see more help for carers

The two four-year-old girls were wearing matching pink outfits.

You could tell they are both big Katie Perry fans.

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