Single Parent Families Priorities for Change in 2020

Last updated: 26/11/2019

We believe tackling child poverty should be an immediate policy priority for the Westminster and Scottish Governments. In Scotland, single parent families are 29% of families, with over half living in poverty.

Westminster

OPFS has consulted parents to identify changes that could be made by the Westminster government to support their families. The top 5 areas single parents want prioritised are here:

One Parent Families Manifesto

Holyrood

In Scotland, single parent families are 29% of all families, with over half living in poverty. OPFS works with families living in poverty and campaign for solutions to bring about a society where children have a fair chance in life free from hardship.