Plans to enshrine 'a right to access to food' in Scots Law
The Scottish government has confirmed it is considering enshrining a right to access to food in Scots Law.
It is one of the recommendations in a report published by the Independent Working Group on Food Poverty.
The group said the change to the legal system would "not in itself end food insecurity".
But it would mean the government and other public bodies had "a duty to ensure everyone has secure access to adequate and affordable food".
The Scottish government said it wanted to create a sustainable solution to tackling food poverty across Scotland.
The proposition would... read more
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