CRWIA front sheet – Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan
A general description of the policy/measure
Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan ( TCPDP)
The first TCPDP sets out the Scottish Government action to be taken in the period 2018 – 2022 in order to make significant progress towards the interim and final targets outlined in the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017.
The Delivery Plan makes clear the rationale for action and measures will be complemented by an analysis as to their impact.
Social Justice & Regeneration Division: Social Justice Strategy
To make significant progress towards the 2023/24 interim targets outlined in the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017.
The 2030 targets are that, after housing costs ( AHC), of children living in households in Scotland:
- Fewer than 10% of children will live in relative poverty
- Fewer than 5% of children will live in absolute poverty
- Fewer than 5% of children will live in combined low income and material deprivation
- Fewer than 5% will live in persistent poverty
What is the time frame for a policy announcement/ consultation/ implementation?
The provisions within the Act outline that the Delivery Plan must be published by April 2018.
A wide ranging public consultation was conducted between November 2017 and February 2018, in line with the requirements of the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017.
The Delivery Plan will be published by the end of March 2018.
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