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Welfare Foods - A Consultation On Meeting The Needs of Children and Families In Scotland - Consultation Report

Welfare Foods - A Consultation On Meeting The Needs of Children and Families In Scotland - Consultation Report

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

ISBN: 9781787812741

Welfare Foods - a consultation on meeting the needs of children and families in Scotland’ was published in April 2018 and invited views on the Scottish Government’s approach to Welfare Foods following its devolution through the Scotland Act 2016.

Executive Summary

As part of the Scottish Government’s drive to give children the best start in life, improve health outcomes and tackle inequality, the consultation asked how best to take forward the devolved Welfare Food powers to better meet the needs of children and families in Scotland. UK Welfare Foods currently includes: Healthy Start Vouchers, Healthy Start Vitamins, and the Nursery Milk Scheme. The analysis report provides the findings from this consultation analysis.