New evidence on two issues of continuing relevance in the coming months: food insecurity and the challenges of learning loss amongst children from low income families.
This research report was produced for the Poverty and Inequality Commission and identifies the policies and scenarios which appear to offer the biggest gains in reducing child poverty in Scotland.
This guest blog from John H. McKendrick welcomes the Poverty and Inequality Commission’s advice on reducing child poverty and reflects on parts that are specifically relevant to single parent families.
Stephen Sinclair argues that to meet its own ambitious child poverty goals, the Scottish Government must focus public services where they are most needed, and ensure employers play their part.
Evan Williams argues that the success of the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill will rely on policy initiatives that explicitly target welfare and housing provision.