Delivering Inclusive Growth in Scotland

June 2019 The Poverty and Inequality Commission commissioned IPPR Scotland and Mark Diffley Consultancy and Research to look at the difference a focus on inclusive growth was making to policy making and practice in Scotland. The findings of this research are published alongside the Commission’s response and recommendations. Download: Delivering

Poverty and Inequality Commission’s response to the Scottish Budget

May 2019 The Poverty and Inequality Commission has analysed the extent to which the Scottish Budget tackles poverty and inequality. The Commission has looked at what is being spent in the Budget to tackle poverty and inequality; how effectively tax policy is being used to raise revenue to fund public…

What has happened since ‘Shifting the Curve’? Scrutiny of progress towards meeting the recommendations of the Independent Poverty and Inequality Advisor

January 2019 The Poverty and Inequality Commission has published a report that reviews progress on the fifteen recommendations made in “Shifting the Curve”, the first report by Naomi Eisenstadt in her role as the First Minister’s Independent Advisor on Poverty and Inequality. Download the report: Shifting the Curve – monitoring

Poverty and Inequality Commission advice on poverty in school holidays

November 2018 The Poverty and Inequality Commission has published its advice today for the Scottish Government on addressing poverty during school holidays. The Poverty and Inequality Commission was asked by the Scottish Government to consider whether there were actions in Every Child, Every Chance: The Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan…

The Commission’s Work Plan and Priorities 2018-19

October 2018 The Poverty and Inequality Commission’s work plan and priorities 2018-19 describes the work that the Commission will do up until the end of June 2019 and the longer term priorities which could inform the new statutory Commission’s work from the beginning of July 2019. It covers the three…

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