The Scottish Government has published its second Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan due under the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017. Outlining action for the period 2022-2026.

  • Part A focuses on providing the opportunities and support needed to enter, sustain and progress in work – including a new employability offer to parents and improvements to the support structures needed including through childcare and transport.
  • Part B focuses on maximising the support available for families to lead dignified lives and meet their basic needs – actions include a  transformational approach to people and places, social security and income maximisation and delivery of warm and affordable homes.
  • Part C focuses on supporting the next generation to thrive –delivered through a range of interventions underpinned by GIRFEC, the Promise,  tackling the poverty related attainment gap, and through investment in the Young Person’s Guarantee.