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Poverty and Inequality Commission scrutiny of the Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan progress report

The Scottish Government has published its first Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan progress report. The progress report can be read here  www.gov.scot/ISBN/9781787819665

As required under the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017, the Scottish Government consulted the Commission in advance of preparation of the progress report. The Scottish Government provided the Commission with updates on progress with actions in Every child, every chance: tackling child poverty delivery plan 2018-2022 to assist it in undertaking scrutiny and providing advice. The Commission commented on:

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Transport and Poverty in Scotland – Report of the Poverty and Inequality Commission

The Poverty and Inequality Commission has published a report making recommendations to make transport more affordable and accountable for people on low incomes in Scotland.

Transport was identified as a priority for the Commission when it consulted on what issues it should focus on. A Commission working group reviewed existing evidence relating to transport and poverty, and worked with the Poverty Alliance, Oxfam and HUG to hold two workshops with people with lived experience of poverty to explore their experiences of transport and ideas for change.

Read moreTransport and Poverty in Scotland – Report of the Poverty and Inequality Commission

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