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Scottish Child Payment: Fairer Scotland Duty impact assessment

Assesses the impact of the Scottish Child Payment on socio-economic inequality. This duty came into force in Scotland in 2018 and is set out in Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. It considers issues such as low income, low wealth and area deprivation.

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Scottish Child Payment: Fairer Scotland Duty impact assessment
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Footnotes

1. Children in poverty or material deprivation by age of children in household

2. Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017

3. Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan

4. Analysis of Options for the Income Supplement report

5. Social Security (Scotland) Act, Part 1 Section 1 

6. Universal Credit Scotland dashboard: August 2020 

7. Our Charter

8. Scottish Government website - Scottish Child Payment

9. Poverty and Inequality in Scotland 2016-2019, Figure 3

10. Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan, page 15

11. Cooper and Stewart (2017), Does money affect children's outcomes?, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion

12. Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan, page 16

13. Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan, page 110

14. Children in poverty or material deprivation by age of children in household

15. Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland 2016-2019, Figure 13

16. One Parent Families Scotland - The Scottish Affairs Committee Enquiry examine the impact of UK welfare policies in Scotland

17. ONS (2019), Families by family type, regions of England and UK constituent countries

18. HMRC (2019) Child and Working Tax Credits Statistics April 2019 (Data Tables), Table 3.1

19. HMRC (2019) Child and Working Tax Credits Statistics April 2019 (Data Tables), Table 3.1

20. Supplementary child poverty tables - table 8 (child poverty by whether there is a disabled family member)

21. The Social Security Benefit Take-up Strategy

22. The Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan, page 110

23. Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland 2016-19, Figure 16

24. Intersecting inequalities: the impact of austerity on black and minority ethnic women in the UK a report by the Women’s Budget Group and Runnymede Trust 

25. Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan, page 19

26. Supplementary child poverty tables – table 5 (child poverty by age of mother)


Contact

Email: kai.stuart@gov.scot