rural poverty Scotland

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rural poverty Scotland by Mind Map: rural poverty Scotland

1. health

1.1. better access to public health services

1.1.1. mobile health unit

1.2. better diagnosis and treatment

1.2.1. mobile health unit

1.3. reduce risk factors / improved access to support programmes

1.4. improved data / awareness of issues / causes (isolation, addiction, poverty, unemployment, inadequate housing)

1.4.1. mental health

1.4.1.1. mobile unit

1.4.2. addiction

1.4.2.1. mobile unit

1.4.3. cardiovascular disease

1.4.3.1. mobile unit

1.4.4. pulmonary disease

1.4.4.1. mobile unit

2. support local business / create local sustainable jobs

2.1. vocational skills and training

2.2. support local businesses

2.2.1. increase tourism

2.2.2. increase visitor spend in area

2.2.3. extend visitors' season

2.3. new sustainable jobs

2.3.1. community generation schemes

2.3.2. artisan crafts

2.3.2.1. brand

2.3.2.2. internet / export

3. increase natural resource productivity

3.1. local community farm land trusts / soil management / introduce new crops

3.2. sustainable fish / shellfish / seaweed cultivation

3.3. community hydro electric / anaerobic digestion / biomass schemes

4. combat lower incomes and higher cost of living

4.1. benefits checks

4.2. higher cost of living

4.2.1. higher electricity / oil / diesal costs

4.2.2. higher transport costs

4.2.3. inefficient / inadequate housing

4.2.4. higher food costs

4.2.5. larger travelling distances to employment

4.3. lower salaries / multiple jobs to secure a 'living wage'

5. Access

5.1. transport

5.1.1. increase public transport services / car sharing programmes

5.1.2. insulate 'basic needs' providers to high / road / rail / ferry costs

5.1.3. greater use of mobile services

5.1.4. reduce reliance on imported goods and services

5.2. support services

5.2.1. carer support

5.2.1.1. mobile unit

5.2.2. cancer support

5.2.2.1. mobile unit

5.3. Social Impact Bond / Big Society capital / measure impact

6. improve housing

6.1. electricity generation / use

6.1.1. solar PV

6.1.2. energy efficient appliances

6.1.3. community generation schemes

6.2. warm homes 'energy efficiency' programmes

6.2.1. community by community insulation programmes / delivered by the community

6.2.1.1. roof

6.2.1.2. cavity / solid wall

6.2.1.3. draught proofing

6.2.1.4. thermal imaging

6.2.2. double glazing

6.2.3. heating (replace expensive / inefficient oil & electric storage heating systems)

6.2.3.1. ASHP /GSHP

6.2.3.2. biomass

6.2.3.3. new generation electric heating

6.2.3.4. smart grid / storage

6.2.4. improve access

6.2.4.1. mobile unit

6.2.5. plant windbreaks

6.2.5.1. community volunteering programme

6.3. general maintenance

6.3.1. community maintenance programme / fund maintenance by local providers

6.3.1.1. community volunteering programme

7. support community organisations

7.1. networking within community

7.1.1. support capacity development

7.2. networking between communities

7.3. regional / national networking

7.3.1. improve access to information and resources

7.3.2. encourage community led solutions / capacity building within community

8. improve rural infrastructure

8.1. communication

8.1.1. mobile phone reception

8.1.2. internet access / speed

8.2. transport

8.2.1. access / frequency / cost public transport

8.2.2. incentivise car pooling

8.3. markets

8.3.1. local

8.3.2. regional

8.3.3. international

9. policy change

9.1. land reallocation / legal access to land

9.2. revise discriminatory transport policies and levies

9.3. remove 'green levy' costs for those in extreme fuel poverty

9.4. increase support / prioritise grid connection for community generation schemes

9.5. incentivise landowners to lease / sell land for local community farm land trusts (e.g. Callanish Farm Trust)

9.6. energy efficiency programmes targetting those in deepest fuel poverty (not amount of carbon saved) / incentivise delivery by local community

9.7. debt relief for vulnerable members of the community

9.7.1. use utility companies' Priority Services Registers

9.8. legislation compelling PLC's to use 'lost shareholder' dividends / accounts to set up 'hands on' corporate foundations targeting their most vulnerable customers