Child poverty
Scotland hosts major conference to discuss child poverty issues in EU

Scotland hosts major conference to discuss child poverty issues in EU

Edinburgh hosted a two-day conference for children’s ombudspeople to attend and discuss the impact of austerity and poverty on children’s lives across Europe. The conference brings together key experts from more than 40 countries to share strategies and best practice to reduce and eventually eradicate child poverty. Outgoing chair of

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Four-year plan to “tackle the root causes of child poverty” published by DWP

Four-year plan to “tackle the root causes of child poverty” published by DWP

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published a report documenting future plans to “tackle the root causes of child poverty”. Building on its initial strategy published in 2011, the coalition government has structured a 4-year plan (2014 – 2017) in the hope of “ending child poverty in the

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