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Tackling child poverty - third year progress report : annex B - child poverty in families with a disabled adult or child

Evidence about child poverty in families with a disabled adult or child. The report presents the latest data on the child poverty targets and includes further evidence on the drivers of child poverty among this priority group.

Tackling child poverty - third year progress report : annex B - child poverty in families with a disabled adult or child
References

References

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1. Every child, every chance: tackling child poverty delivery plan 2018-2022 - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

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4. 2017-20. Parents here refer to those who live with their dependent children.

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10. Unpublished analysis of the SHS 2019.

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17. Data on persistent poverty focuses only on households where the disabled person in the family unit is the adult. No persistent poverty data on disabled children is collected in the Understanding Society Survey.

18. The way in which information on disabled people is collected changed several times. This causes breaks in the time series and care needs to be taken when considering long-term trends. More detail can be found on pp.34-36 in the following report: Households Below Average Income: 1994/95 to 2015/16 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

19. Additional child poverty analysis 2021 - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

20. Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance and Personal Independence Payments.

21. See Table 33 in 'All data' spreadsheet, available here: Download data

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27. Includes people who were either unemployed (actively seeking work and available to start), looking for work but are unavailable to start straight away, and those who are not actively looking, but would like a job (except those out of work due to family and home commitments). Which groups find it hardest to find a job following a period out of work? - Office for National Statistics (ons.gov.uk)

28. Unpublished analysis of the Annual Population Survey, Jan-Dec household datasets (ONS), 2019.

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33. Unpublished analysis of the Annual Population Survey, Jan-Dec household datasets (ONS), 2019.

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49. Based on SIMD 2012 for 2014/15 and 2015/16 and SIMD 2016 for 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20. More information on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation can be found at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/SIMD

50. Summary Statistics for Attainment and Initial Leaver Destinations, No. 3: 2021 Edition - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

51. Further Education: includes leavers undertaking full-time education which is not higher education and who are no longer on a school roll. This may include National Qualifications.

Higher Education: includes leavers following HND (Higher National Diploma) or HNC (Higher National Certificate) courses, degree courses, courses for the education and training of teachers and higher level courses for professional qualifications. It includes programmes at a level higher than the standard of the National Qualifications, i.e. above SCQF Level 7. Leavers with a deferred, unconditional place in higher education have also been included in this category.

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53. As per the Additional Support for Learning Act.

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57. There is a range of guidance in place on additional support for learning which seeks to support schools, education authorities and parents and carers.

58. Additional support for learning: experiences of pupils and those that support them - gov.scot (www.gov.scot); these increases are likely due in part to continued improvements in recording and the introduction of additional need types. Pupil census: supplementary statistics - gov.scot (www.gov.scot); See Table 6.5. Teacher census supplementary statistics - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

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67. Human rights and the coronavirus pandemic: letter to Government (equalityhumanrights.com)

68. Disabled Women and Covid- 19 - Womens Budget Group (wbg.org.uk)

69. Note that this only includes households who are paying for some type of childcare and does not include e.g. households who do not pay for additional childcare because they cannot afford it. This information refers to household childcare costs, so the costs may cover multiple children. The base number for households who answered this questions where there is someone with a long-term condition is only 97 so the data should be used with caution.

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83. Disability Research on Independant Living & Learning (drilluk.org.uk)

84. Fuel bills referred to are based on modelled running costs to maintain a satisfactory heating regime and are not reported directly by the households in the survey. Under the fuel poverty definition, higher heating regimes are applied for households where someone has a long-term condition or is aged 75 or over than for other households in the survey. Averages provided are medians. Unpublished analysis of the Scottish House Condition Survey and Scottish House Condition Survey: additional analysis - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

85. Data is not available to say whether there were any other disabled adults or children in the household.

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Disabled people's costs of living | JRF

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90. Living from one pay day to the next | Citizens Advice Scotland (cas.org.uk)

91. High cost credit includes: catalogues or mail order schemes; hire or rental purchase agreements (like brighthouse); cash loan from a company that comes to your home to collect payments; and a loan from a pay day lender. The data for Indicators 16 and 17 are not available broken down according to whether or not someone had a limiting long-term condition.

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97. Scottish Government will continue to explore methods in order to develop a systematic approach to enhancing the available data sources. Further information on this can be found in our Social Security: Benefit take-up strategy.

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