About

My name is Ewan Gurr and I have spent my life working alongside people experiencing poverty, having established Scotland’s busiest foodbank in Dundee over seven years. I then led The Trussell Trust in Scotland for seven years and helped pioneer a network of foodbanks in 118 communities across 28 out of 32 of Scotland’s local authorities which, in the last year, provided support to 210,605 men, women and children.

In July 2019, I completed a piece of research which is a revision of the existing definition on poverty, I am helping shape social security as a non-executive director for Social Security Scotland and, finally, I write a weekly column for the Evening Telegraph where I primarily ponder poverty, politics and people. This website contains the contents of that weekly column once published online.

Contact: Twitter @EwanGurr / E-Mail ewan@ewangurr.scot.

Ewan Gurr 2019

 

One comment

  1. St Lukes church lochee Ewan, not the one which burned down recently that’s in the process of being turned into flats for the lucky sods could afford, but her brother church of St Lukes, with an outstanding spire (once) a litteral store throw from the present she’ll, the site I videos sending unanswered prayers past paritioners into the heavens in love for thè faith i’de prayed, but the home of my old brigade the 8th.
    The point I’m trying to make, is if a fire had to have occurred in a local mosque, or local chapple, cost of a match, would those paritioners leave the house (shell) a few moon, before snatch & grab would apply for living quarters, and by my reconing no one protest to be seen or heard.
    Brigadere Bill Rattery still marching proud with no sign of the heavenly aimed spires to pay gratitude to the hard work been out in over the years, I’m sure father Lickley would be turning in his grave.

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