Debt counselling charity aims to help Dunfermline constituents become debt free

CAPChristians Against Poverty (CAP) recently met with Dunfermline MSP Bill Walker to explain how the award-winning charity’s free service can help Dunfermline constituents escape the misery of debt. The confidential service is available for everyone regardless of age, gender, faith or background.

CAP supports thousands of clients each year by negotiating fair repayments with utility companies, mortgage lenders, councils and loan companies, based on what clients can afford. It has a growing network of over 200 centres throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Julie Mann, Centre Manager of the Dunfermline Debt Centre, and Helene Kelly, Debt Coach and Links Coordinator for Fife, told Mr Walker about CAP’s combination of financial education, budgeting advice and insolvency services. Read more of this post

MSP Bill Walker Calls for Scotland to Have Say in CAP

Dunfermline MSP Bill Walker has restated his calls for Scotland to have its own voice in Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) negotiations in Europe, after a highly respected agricultural expert put forward the case at last weekend’s Royal Highland Show.

Brian Pack, former Senior Agricultural Economist with the North of Scotland College of Agriculture, had argued during Farmer’s Question Time that: Read more of this post

Common Agricultural Policy Consultation

Bill Walker, MSP for Dunfermline, has encouraged his rural constituents to participate in an online consultation on the European Commission’s proposals for the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Read more of this post