[PDF] How much would it cost to reduce child poverty in Scotland? The financial scale of child poverty in Scotland

Institute for Public Policy Research
Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)
Publication date:
01 February 2018


In 2017, the Scottish Parliament unanimously passed legislation to introduce statutory targets in order to reduce child poverty and create a new Poverty and Inequality Commission in Scotland. By 2030, the Scottish government will be under a legal obligation to meet four new targets, including to reduce relative child poverty down to 10 per cent.