The inequality and poverty commission could play a valuable role in providing independent oversight of children and young people’s participation; this function, along with the status and role of the commission, should be outlined in the Bill. In addition to considering the progress made towards meeting the income targets, the commission should consider how effectively the Scottish Government meaningfully involves children and young people with lived experience of poverty in its efforts to tackle child poverty

Date:
23 Mar 2017
Level:
Recommendation
Subject:
Equalities and Human Rights; Social Security
Agreement:
-
Notes:

Response to Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill – stage 1