Consultation on ending Child Poverty

Key dates – Monday 8 August to Friday 30 September

This consultation sets our proposals for a Child Poverty Bill for Scotland that will:

o Enshrine in legislation the Scottish Government’s ambition to eradicate child poverty.

o Place a duty on Scottish Ministers to publish a Child Poverty Delivery Plan every 5 years, and to report on that Plan annually.

o Set statutory income targets.

Links

News release: http://news.scotland.gov.uk/News/Consultation-on-ending-child-poverty-284c.aspx

To reply to the consultation please use this linkhttps://consult.scotland.gov.uk/social-justice/consultation-on-a-child-poverty-bill-for-scotland

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