Children’s rights and wellbeing impact assessment for the Child Poverty Bill
Scottish Government, Scotland, 2017
The Bill seeks to:
- Reinstate statutory income-based targets to reduce the number of children living in poverty
- Place a duty on Scottish Ministers to develop Child Poverty Delivery Plans at regular intervals, and to report annually on their progress towards delivering those plans.
- Place a duty on local authorities and health boards to report annually on action they are taking to reduce child poverty.