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  • Action for Children - Child Poverty and Barriers to Work

    Created: 05/03/2024
    News/Events Category: Children and Families
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    Action for Children have revealed that in 2021/22, 57% of children in poverty in Scotland were in families where parents faced a significant barrier to work, and where work was therefore not a route out of poverty – the charity has called on the UK and Scottish governments to uplift the child aspect of Universal Credit and raise the Scottish Child Payment to £30 per week.

    Read more here: Child poverty and barriers to work | Action For Children

     




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