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Tackling child poverty delivery plan 2018-2022: annex 4

Published: 29 Mar 2018
Part of:
Children and families, Equality and rights
ISBN:
9781788516891

Results of the Scottish Government's children's rights and wellbeing impact assessment on the policy development of the Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan 2018-22.

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Contents
Tackling child poverty delivery plan 2018-2022: annex 4
CRWIA front sheet – Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan

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CRWIA front sheet – Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan

Policy/measure

A general description of the policy/measure

Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan ( TCPDP)

The first TCPDP sets out the Scottish Government action to be taken in the period 2018 – 2022 in order to make significant progress towards the interim and final targets outlined in the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017.

The Delivery Plan makes clear the rationale for action and measures will be complemented by an analysis as to their impact.

Initiating department

Social Justice & Regeneration Division: Social Justice Strategy

Policy aims

To make significant progress towards the 2023/24 interim targets outlined in the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017.

The 2030 targets are that, after housing costs ( AHC), of children living in households in Scotland:

  • Fewer than 10% of children will live in relative poverty
  • Fewer than 5% of children will live in absolute poverty
  • Fewer than 5% of children will live in combined low income and material deprivation
  • Fewer than 5% will live in persistent poverty

Timetable

What is the time frame for a policy announcement/ consultation/ implementation?

The provisions within the Act outline that the Delivery Plan must be published by April 2018.

A wide ranging public consultation was conducted between November 2017 and February 2018, in line with the requirements of the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017.

The Delivery Plan will be published by the end of March 2018.

Date
09/11/2017

Signature
Andrew Fraser


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