Single Parents, Employability & Employment

Last updated: 24/11/2021

The Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017 sets statutory targets to reduce levels of child poverty that require the Scottish government to ensure fewer than 18% of children are living in poverty by 2023/24, with less than 10% in poverty by 2030. It also says that Scottish Ministers must, when preparing a “delivery plan”, set out what measures they propose to take in relation to children living in single-parent households.

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