Impact of UK welfare policies in Scotland
Westminster’s Scottish Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry, examining the impact of UK welfare policies in Scotland.
- Marion Davis, Head of Policy and Strategy
OPFS submission says welfare reform and the freezing of social security payments are the key cause of a dramatic increase in child poverty in single parent families. OPFS says parents need a social security system which recognises their particular needs and provides an adequate safety net as well as playing a role in preventing poverty.