Tackling child poverty: third year progress report 2020-2021

The third annual progress report for 'Every child, every chance: tackling child poverty delivery plan 2018-2022'.


1 Communities Funding Mapping Tool Scottish Government

2 Priority family types include: Lone parent families, the large majority of which are headed by women; Families which include a disabled adult or child; Larger families; Minority ethnic families; Families with a child under one year old; Families where the mother is under 25 years of age.

3 Day 1 status includes individuals with a conviction; Care Experienced Young People; Lone Parents; Refugees; Individuals from BAME groups; Individuals who are resident in 15% most deprived SIMD areas; Individuals who are unemployed with a health condition that is a barrier to work.

4 Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: statistical summary May 2021

5 Fair Work First: Guidance to support implementation Scottish Government, Jan 2021

6 Early Learning and Childcare Expansion Delivery Progress Report March 2021 (improvementservice.org.uk)

7 Out of school care - draft framework: consultation analysis Scottish Government, November 2020

8 School age childcare: progress report Scottish Government, March 2021

9 The Cost of Learning in Lockdown: Family experiences of school closures Jun 2020

2021 Cost of Learning in Lockdown Mar 2021

10 Housing statistics quarterly update Scottish Government, June 2021

11 http://www.nationwidefoundation.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Rent-Better-Wave-1-Summary_print.pdf

12 Ending homelessness together: updated action plan Scottish Government, October 2020

13 Housing to 2040 Scottish Government, March 2021

14 Social security: benefit take-up strategy Scottish Government, October 2019

15 Advancing Affordable Credit, Feb 2021

16 National Transport Strategy, Delivery Plan 2020-22 Transport Scotland, December 2020

17 Best Start Grant: interim evaluation Scottish Government, Dec 2020

18 Evaluation of Carer's Allowance Supplement Scottish Government, Dec 2020

19 Job Start Payment: High Level Statistics, Scottish Government, May 2021

20 Supporting disabled children, young people and their families: guidance Scottish Government, April 2019

21 'Principles of Good Transitions' - Scottish Transitions Forum

22 The Promise - carereview.scot

23 https://thepromise.scot/plan-21-24-pdf-standard.pdf

24 Urban sites include Bridgeton and Dalmarnock, Castlemillk and Drumchapel in Glasgow city and Radnor Park, West Dunbartonshire. There are also two sites are in South Lanarkshire, the rural village of Rigside and the small town of Lanark.

25 COVID-19: Capturing Responses - Children's Neighbourhoods Scotland

26 Coronavirus (COVID-19): mental health - transition and recovery plan Scottish Government, Oct 2020

27 Closing the poverty-related attainment gap: progress report 2016 to 2021, Scottish Government, March 2021

28 'If not now, when?' Social Renewal Advisory Board report, January 2021

29 Scottish Leaders Forum: Local Responses to Child Poverty during COVID, Feb 2021

30 Social Renewal Advisory Board: our response Scottish Government, March 2021

31 Wellbeing Fund: analysis of awards - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

32 Wellbeing Fund - open application process: evaluation - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

33 The National Partners Group comprises: Scottish Government, Public Health Scotland, COSLA, Improvement Service, Child Poverty Action Group, Poverty Alliance and Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit.

34 'Get Heard Scotland Renfrewshire' Poverty Alliance, February 2021

35 https://data.gov.scot/poverty/cpupdate.html

36 Resolution Foundation. The Living Standards Outlook. January 2021

37 Additional child poverty analysis 2021 Scottish Government, May 2021

38 Last year’s progress report took a more in-depth look at child poverty and its drivers among lone parents.

39 Details on the drivers of child poverty can be found in the ‘Child poverty measurement framework’. Child poverty strategy documents - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

40 Responsibility for benefits: overview - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

41 Child poverty measurement framework - indicator updates, Scottish Government, May 2021

42 Provision of early learning and childcare and parent’s outcomes: an evidence brief NHS Scotland, 2017

  • 43 The impacts of COVID-19 on Equality in Scotland Scottish Government, September 2020

    44 Poverty and income inequality in Scotland Scottish Government, March 2021

    45 COVID-19 Consumer tracker wave 5 Food Standards Scotland, September 2020

    46 A Scotland without fuel poverty is a fairer Scotland: Four steps to achieving sustainable, affordable and attainable warmth and energy use for all Scottish Government, October 2016

    47 Tackling child poverty: second year progress report - annex B Scottish Government, August 2020

    48Child poverty measurement framework – indicator updates

    49 Child poverty strategy documents Scottish Government, March 2019

    50 Proposals under development for balance of investment to £50 million.

    51 Includes funding for all school meals, including resource costs of providing paid meals

    52 An estimate of £400,000 in administration costs has been subtracted from total

    53 An estimate of £400,000 in administration costs has been subtracted from total

    54 Allocated to LAs and some third sector organisations to support services for vulnerable children and families impacted by COVID-19, including support for residential child care providers and additional social work services

    55 Capital spend only

    56 £17.5m Empowering Communities Programme (resource), £38.123 Regeneration Capital Grant Fund (capital), £5m Clyde Gateway (capital), £0.5m Clyde Gateway (resource), £18m Town Centre Fund (capital), £0.079 Business Improvement Districts

    57 From 2020-21 the former transformation element of the Fund was fully harmonised in to the Investing in Communities Fund, part of the Empowering Communities Programme

    58 This is a forecasted figure

    59 £15 million targeted at supporting low income families with children and young care leavers through Phase 2 of Connecting Scotland, however other children will also have been positively impacted by other phases

    60 Social Renewal Advisory Board: our response Scottish Government, March 2021

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