CPAG in Scotland Responds to Stage One Report on the Child Poverty Bill

22 May 2017

Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland Director John Dickie has responded to the publication of the Social Security Committee's Stage One report on the Child Poverty Scotland Bill.

The report makes welcome recommendations to strengthen the Bill, including creating interim targets and calling for more detail in Delivery Plans but strogner local duties concrete actions to boost families incomes, such as using new powers to create a £5 child benefit top-up, are still needed.