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We want Scotland to be a place where people are healthier, happier and treated with respect, and where opportunities, wealth and power are spread more equally.

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Background

Fairer Scotland is our long-term initiative to create a fairer country. We are working with communities and learning from those with real experience of inequalities and poverty to shape our policies. Further information is available on the Fairer Scotland website.

Our ultimate aim is to break the intergenerational cycles of poverty, inequality and deprivation.

Further information about income and poverty is available from:

Bills and legislation

The Child Poverty Act 2010 set targets for the eradication of child poverty.

Contact

Email: fairer@gov.scot

Telephone: 0131 244 4000 or 0300 244 4000 (for local rate throughout UK and for mobiles)

Post:
Scottish Government
Social Justice Strategy Unit
Area 1J South
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh EH6 6QQ