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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-13204: Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 7 December 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what proportion of children are living in combined material deprivation and low income households, and how it plans to reduce this to no more than 5% by 2020.

Answered by: Angela Constance 13 December 2017

The Delivery Plans due under the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill will set out action to make progress towards the ambitious 2030 income targets, the first of which will be published by April 2018.