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Response to the Poverty and Inequality Commission advice on the Scottish government’s child poverty plan

On Tuesday 25 January 2022, the Poverty and Inequality Commission published its advice to the Scottish Government on the Child Poverty Delivery Plan 2022-26. The report concludes that child poverty isn’t reducing in Scotland; in fact, it remains at much the same level as before the Child Poverty Act...

Some positive action, but more needs to be done to improve Scotland’s child health

Responding to today’s Programme for Government, RCPCH Scotland highlighted the mixed bag offered by Scottish Government for Scotland’s children. RCPCH Scotland welcomed the actions being taken on air pollution, child poverty, early year’s mental health and disability assistance.

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