Internet access is key to tackling poverty
Digital exclusion and deprivation go hand in hand, says Jeff Salway
‘Radical action” is needed in Scotland to prevent even more households from being left at a financial disadvantage because they don’t have access to the internet.
Digital inclusion is “one of the great social challenges of our age” and “critical to the future of a fairer Scotland”, according to a wide-ranging new report from the Carnegie UK Trust.
Its study, based on Ipsos Mori analysis of the Scottish Household Survey, is the biggest insight yet into the links between digital exclusion and social deprivation in Scotland.... read more
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