Joseph Rowntree Report: ‘Bolder ambition’ needed to tackle child poverty

The Scottish government needs to display “bolder ambition” if it is to meet targets for tackling child poverty, a new report has warned.

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) said about a million people in Scotland were in poverty “living precarious and insecure lives” even before Covid hit.

In many cases the pandemic will “have swept them deeper into poverty, as well as dragging others under”, it added.

Read the full article on this link to BBC News

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