Publications

The Addressing Low Income Policy Circle report to the Social Renewal Advisory Board

February 2021 The Poverty and Inequality Commission was asked by Scottish Government to form the Addressing Low Income Policy Circle to develop proposals and recommendations to tackle and reduce poverty in Scotland for consideration by the Social Renewal Advisory Board and following this by Scottish Ministers. The Addressing Low Income…

Poverty and Inequality Commission Strategic Plan 2020-2023

February 2021 The Poverty and Inequality Commission has published its Strategic Plan which sets out the vision and priorities that will guide the Commission’s work up until 2023. The five priorities in the Strategic Plan describe what the Commission will focus on in advising, supporting and challenging partners to embed…

Poverty and Inequality Commission Biodiversity Report 2019-20

December 2020 The Poverty and Inequality Commission has published its Biodiversity report for 2019-20. Under the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004, all public bodies in Scotland are under a statutory duty to further the conservation of biodiversity when carrying out their responsibilities. Public bodies are required to report every three…

Guidance for the Poverty and Inequality Commission – Involving Experts by Experience

October 2020 The Poverty and Inequality Commission commissioned Poverty Alliance to co-produce guidance for how experts by experience should be involved in shaping and informing the Commission’s work. This guidance outlines how experts by experience want to be involved in decision making, highlights the importance of creating genuine channels of…

The Poverty and Inequality Commission Annual Report 2019-2020

June 2020 The Poverty and Inequality Commission has published its Annual Report for 2019-2020. The Annual Report covers the period from 1 July 2019, when the Commission was established, until 31 March 2020 and outlines the wide range of work that the Commission has undertaken in its first nine months.…

Subscribe to our newsletter for all the latest updates