Programme for Government ‘fails to adequately respond’ to rising tide of child poverty in Scotland


A coalition of anti-poverty organisations and children’s charities, including Aberlour, have today said that the decision not to bring forward an urgent cash boost to families living in poverty in the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government, “fails to adequately respond” to rising levels of poverty that risk overwhelming Scotland’s communities in the coming months as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more below.