Gateway to Affordable Credit

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Author: Carnegie UK Trust

Year: 2016

ISBN: 978-1909447417

The Final Report Of The Affordable Credit Working Group

 

This report outlines how to make cheaper, small, short-term loans available to disadvantaged communities across Scotland. The report sets out eighteen recommendations focussed on leadership, partnership, and development and investment. The recommendations are designed to achieve the following outcome statement:

All citizens in Scotland, wherever they live, have access to excellent forms of community lending which helps them to reduce the cost of borrowing and supports their financial inclusion, promotes fairness and reduces inequality.


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