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Looking to the future at the end of our 30th anniversary year

...End Child Poverty Coalition, it has been promising to see progression with the introduction of the Scottish Child Payment in 2021 and the subsequent increase. Originally introduced at £10 per week for eligible families, the payment now stands at...


Scottish Child Payment to be increased

... Magazine / News: Scottish Child Payment to be increased as part of Programme for Government Posted 06 September, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond child poverty Poverty programme for government First Minister...

child poverty Poverty programme for government

More urgent and immediate action needed to tackle worrying rates of child poverty

...pandemic. Campaigners say the data strengthens the case for additional investment in the new Scottish Child Payment to support families through the cost-of-living crisis and drive down poverty rates across the country. The research, which...

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Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

...difference in tackling child poverty, and have strongly advocated for a doubling of the Scottish Child Payment as the most effective method to address the concerning increase in child poverty rates. “We of course welcome the extension...

childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

“We cannot witness another generation of young people going through this” – our staff share project learning in response to latest child poverty research

Mobilise third sector services to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19
ASN childcare communities Covid-19 Education schools

Effective engagement with staff and parents 'key to successful childcare expansion'

25 Calls response: Starting today: a new vision for how social security can help solve child poverty

25 Calls response: Where there are child protection concerns, poverty can be the elephant in the room
25calls

We applaud the fast-tracking of the new Child Payment. Now let's focus on the next steps in tackling poverty

...in Scotland yesterday welcomed the announcement from the Scottish Government that a new Scottish Child Payment will be introduced.  The new targeted benefit will provide a payment of £10 a week to families in receipt of eligible...


25 Calls response: Child poverty in Scotland is not inevitable. It is a failure of government to fulfil the rights of their citizens

...Sheghley Ogilvie agrees with his findings, welcomes our government's pledge to bring forward the Scottish Child Payment, and proposes next steps that must be taken to achieve our shared goals Call 2: Make it your business to tackle child...


Latest edition of Insight magazine available now

...we need to redesign the child maintenance system Ed Pybus at CPAG on targeted top=ups to the Scottish Child Payment We are delighted to continue our partnership with the Illustration department at Edinburgh College of Art and this issue...


Families face a cost-of-living disaster this winter

...should be praised for the interventions they’ve already committed to, like the game-changing Scottish Child Payment. But more needs to be done. Rights-based planning Writing for Children in Scotland last month. the Children’s Commissioner,...


Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...to take steps towards a Minimum Income Guarantee, starting with the immediate doubling of the Scottish Child Payment which will help to lift around 50,000 children out of poverty [1]. Incentivise employers to provide Fair Work and ensure that...


Minimum Income Guarantee: Immediate progress on poverty still required

...should be considered as elements of the Minimum Income Guarantee. This includes: Doubling the Scottish Child Payment as quickly as possible Ensuring every worker is paid a real living wage by the end of the next parliament, and Applying a...

consultation minimum income guarantee Poverty

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...a member of the End Child Poverty Coalition we have been supportive of the introduction of the Scottish Child Payment by February 2021 for eligible families with children under the age of six. We are pleased to see that applications for the...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

25 and Up: In the wake of Covid-19, our call to boost family incomes using social security powers is more urgent than ever

...of Call 15, argues that the Scottish Government’s child poverty targets, delivery plan and new Scottish Child Payment must inform every aspect of our country’s approach to renewal The world has changed for Scotland’s children in ways none...

25 and Up 25 calls child poverty family family support Inequality Poverty

Universal or targeted? Supporting free period products is about values as much as availability

...campaign to top up universal child benefit. When the government announced its commitment to a new Scottish Child Payment in 2019 we celebrated the news but we also recognised that this was a targeted payment, not the universal one we had...


2019-20 Programme for Government: our verdict

...for restrictions in this area and will continue to do so through the legislative journey. Poverty: Scottish Child Payment demonstrates a way ahead  “The Programme for Government also confirmed that the Scottish Child Payment will be brought...


“We mustn’t lose sight of our collective goal”
CEO chief executive Children children's sector cost of living Families Inequality Jude pandemic Poverty resilience third sector

First anniversary for the Scottish Child Payment

... Magazine / News: Scottish Child Payment marks one year anniversary Posted 16 February, 2022 by Nina Joynson child poverty Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government This month marks one year since the...

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No commitment on Scottish Child Payment

... Magazine / News: Programme for Government fails to increase Scottish Child Payment Posted 8 September, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond early learning and childcare Education Mental Health Scotland’s First...

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Scottish-led study identifies dyslexia gene
additional support for learning ASL ASN dyslexia Education Health literacy

Bridging Payment to be doubled

...the sector Posted 11 October, 2022 by Nina Joynson child poverty cost of living Families Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Families in Scotland currently in receipt of the Bridging Payment will receive a doubled payment in...

child poverty cost of living Families Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

Grant opens for families with young children

...Joynson child poverty family support funding grant primary Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Applications for the Best Start Grant School Age Payment, which will provide families with...

child poverty family support funding grant primary Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

First Child Disability Payment statistics released
accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government

Report warns child poverty targets could be missed

...reducing child poverty. Recommendations to the Scottish Government include: Increasing the Scottish Child Payments beyond £20 per week Utilising the Minimum Income Guarantee to help deliver on the 2030 child poverty targets ...

child poverty Inequality Poverty

Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget

...committee calls for the stabilisation of family income, improved access to childcare, and for the Scottish Child Payment to be doubled. These calls are echoed in Children in Scotland’s own hopes for the budget. Amy Woodhouse, Head of Policy,...

budget child poverty Poverty Scottish Government

For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here

...schools is essential to ensuring provision is stigma-free. There’s also the plan to double the Scottish Child Payment, and whilst this is the beginnings of the bold and transformative action we need to see, more can still be done. More than a...

food insecurity food poverty Poverty

We have to prioritise action to end child poverty now

...poverty If the Scottish Government does not commit to doubling the Scottish Child Payment then they are choosing to fail the families facing hardship, writes Neil Cowan (pictured) Last month, more than 120...

child poverty

"Halving child poverty by 2024 should be the floor, not the ceiling, of our ambition"

...next parliament, starting by asking all parties to commit to at least doubling the value of the Scottish Child Payment to £20 per week. The prioritisation of this game-changing benefit is welcome – the first payments will be made in February...


Sturgeon resigns and centres care experience in speech

...2023 by Nina Joynson Attainment baby box Education Nicola Sturgeon Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Scottish Parliament the Promise Nicola Sturgeon shared government's past and future...

Attainment baby box Education Nicola Sturgeon Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Scottish Parliament the Promise

The family food shop in an ideal world

...insecurity free school meals Health nutrition Scottish Child Payment Research exploring what families would choose to eat if income was sufficient shows the inaccessibility of a healthy,...

Families Food food insecurity free school meals Health nutrition Scottish Child Payment

Going hungry

...yesterday (Thursday 24 November), the letter welcomes the Government’s doubling of the Scottish Child Payment Bridging Payment, the ambition to end the requirement for food banks and recent action from some local authorities to clear...

cost of living Education Food food insecurity Poverty

Supporting working mothers

...11, 2022 News Education in schools Fellowship opens for applications Sept 13, 2022 News Scottish Child Payment to be increased as part of Programme for Government Sept 06, 2022 News School meal debt wiped for Edinburgh families Aug...

early learning and childcare Early years working parents

Holding out for a hero

...worth £500 from Walker Books. Click here to nominate your Bookbug Hero Related content Scottish Child Payment to be increased as part of Programme for Government September 6, 2022 Funding to help transform family support July 12,...

literacy

Bereavement should be on the school curriculum

...13, 2022 Campaign for school-based fundraising for Pakistan floods Sept 6, 2022 Scottish Child Payment to be increased as part of Programme for Government Sept 6,...

Bereavement children and young people Education Grief School

Campaign to fundraise for Pakistan floods

...here to donate directly to the Pakistan Floods Appeal Related content Scottish Child Payment to be increased as part of Programme for Government Sept 6, 2022 New book addresses climate anxiety amongst children Jun 28,...

climate change Education environment Fundraising global

Accelerate free school meal provision, says STUC

...reform, says report April 13, 2022 State of Children's Rights report published April 02, 2022 Scottish Child Payment makes one year anniversary February 16, 2022 Report warns child poverty targets will be missed January 25,...

child poverty Education free school meals Poverty

Rewind welfare reform says new report

...out of poverty for good. “We have introduced a package of five family benefits, including the Scottish Child Payment that we will raise to £25 a week by the end of 2022. We are also investing in employment support for parents, through new...

Benefits child poverty Families Scottish Government universal credit Welfare

Charity appeal to support families this winter

...forgotten that Hunger is Still Here Oct 25, 2021 Programme for Government fails to increase Scottish Child Payment Sept 8,...

charity third sector

Young people in conflict with the law

...new programme for early years children Sept 10, 2021 Programme for Government fails to increase Scottish Child Payment Sept 8, 2021 Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic Sept 8, 2021 Young climate activists plan day of protest Aug...

CPD youth justice

Scouts welcome new section for four and five-year olds

...and education.   Related content News Programme for Government fails to increase Scottish Child Payment Sept 8, 2021 News Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic Sept 8, 2021 News Young climate activists plan day of...

Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning

"It's social engineering and it's morally wrong"

...still, far less meet the targets. The Scottish Government has committed to bringing forward the Scottish Child Payment. While welcome, do you agree increasing benefits is not enough in isolation? BS: I think the introduction of the Scottish...


News

...in Scotland yesterday welcomed the announcement from the Scottish Government that a new Scottish Child Payment will be introduced 20 June 2019 GRA reform is a fundamental equality and rights issue for...


New report explores poverty and the care system
care system Children Poverty research

Women's cost crisis
childcare cost of living economy mothers Parents Poverty

Investment in Gaelic education
Education funding Gaelic Language Scots Scottish Government

Financial responsibility for young teens
finances money Parents

Demands for Holyrood to tackle cost of living crisis
child poverty Inequality Poverty


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Looking to the future at the end of our 30th anniversary year

...End Child Poverty Coalition, it has been promising to see progression with the introduction of the Scottish Child Payment in 2021 and the subsequent increase. Originally introduced at £10 per week for eligible families, the payment now stands at...


More urgent and immediate action needed to tackle worrying rates of child poverty

...pandemic. Campaigners say the data strengthens the case for additional investment in the new Scottish Child Payment to support families through the cost-of-living crisis and drive down poverty rates across the country. The research, which...

child poverty child poverty targets

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

...difference in tackling child poverty, and have strongly advocated for a doubling of the Scottish Child Payment as the most effective method to address the concerning increase in child poverty rates. “We of course welcome the extension...

childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

“We cannot witness another generation of young people going through this” – our staff share project learning in response to latest child poverty research

Mobilise third sector services to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19
ASN childcare communities Covid-19 Education schools

Effective engagement with staff and parents 'key to successful childcare expansion'

25 Calls response: Starting today: a new vision for how social security can help solve child poverty

25 Calls response: Where there are child protection concerns, poverty can be the elephant in the room
25calls

We applaud the fast-tracking of the new Child Payment. Now let's focus on the next steps in tackling poverty

...in Scotland yesterday welcomed the announcement from the Scottish Government that a new Scottish Child Payment will be introduced.  The new targeted benefit will provide a payment of £10 a week to families in receipt of eligible...


25 Calls response: Child poverty in Scotland is not inevitable. It is a failure of government to fulfil the rights of their citizens

...Sheghley Ogilvie agrees with his findings, welcomes our government's pledge to bring forward the Scottish Child Payment, and proposes next steps that must be taken to achieve our shared goals Call 2: Make it your business to tackle child...


Latest edition of Insight magazine available now

...we need to redesign the child maintenance system Ed Pybus at CPAG on targeted top=ups to the Scottish Child Payment We are delighted to continue our partnership with the Illustration department at Edinburgh College of Art and this issue...


Families face a cost-of-living disaster this winter

...should be praised for the interventions they’ve already committed to, like the game-changing Scottish Child Payment. But more needs to be done. Rights-based planning Writing for Children in Scotland last month. the Children’s Commissioner,...


Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...to take steps towards a Minimum Income Guarantee, starting with the immediate doubling of the Scottish Child Payment which will help to lift around 50,000 children out of poverty [1]. Incentivise employers to provide Fair Work and ensure that...


Minimum Income Guarantee: Immediate progress on poverty still required

...should be considered as elements of the Minimum Income Guarantee. This includes: Doubling the Scottish Child Payment as quickly as possible Ensuring every worker is paid a real living wage by the end of the next parliament, and Applying a...

consultation minimum income guarantee Poverty

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...a member of the End Child Poverty Coalition we have been supportive of the introduction of the Scottish Child Payment by February 2021 for eligible families with children under the age of six. We are pleased to see that applications for the...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

25 and Up: In the wake of Covid-19, our call to boost family incomes using social security powers is more urgent than ever

...of Call 15, argues that the Scottish Government’s child poverty targets, delivery plan and new Scottish Child Payment must inform every aspect of our country’s approach to renewal The world has changed for Scotland’s children in ways none...

25 and Up 25 calls child poverty family family support Inequality Poverty

Universal or targeted? Supporting free period products is about values as much as availability

...campaign to top up universal child benefit. When the government announced its commitment to a new Scottish Child Payment in 2019 we celebrated the news but we also recognised that this was a targeted payment, not the universal one we had...


2019-20 Programme for Government: our verdict

...for restrictions in this area and will continue to do so through the legislative journey. Poverty: Scottish Child Payment demonstrates a way ahead  “The Programme for Government also confirmed that the Scottish Child Payment will be brought...


“We mustn’t lose sight of our collective goal”
CEO chief executive Children children's sector cost of living Families Inequality Jude pandemic Poverty resilience third sector


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...in Scotland yesterday welcomed the announcement from the Scottish Government that a new Scottish Child Payment will be introduced 20 June 2019 GRA reform is a fundamental equality and rights issue for...



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Scottish Child Payment to be increased
post

... Magazine / News: Scottish Child Payment to be increased as part of Programme for Government Posted 06 September, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond child poverty Poverty programme for government First Minister...

child poverty Poverty programme for government

First anniversary for the Scottish Child Payment
post

... Magazine / News: Scottish Child Payment marks one year anniversary Posted 16 February, 2022 by Nina Joynson child poverty Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government This month marks one year since the...

child poverty Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

No commitment on Scottish Child Payment
post

... Magazine / News: Programme for Government fails to increase Scottish Child Payment Posted 8 September, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond early learning and childcare Education Mental Health Scotland’s First...

early learning and childcare Education Mental Health

Scottish-led study identifies dyslexia gene
postadditional support for learning ASL ASN dyslexia Education Health literacy

Bridging Payment to be doubled
post

...the sector Posted 11 October, 2022 by Nina Joynson child poverty cost of living Families Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Families in Scotland currently in receipt of the Bridging Payment will receive a doubled payment in...

child poverty cost of living Families Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

Grant opens for families with young children
post

...Joynson child poverty family support funding grant primary Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Applications for the Best Start Grant School Age Payment, which will provide families with...

child poverty family support funding grant primary Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

First Child Disability Payment statistics released
postaccessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government

Report warns child poverty targets could be missed
post

...reducing child poverty. Recommendations to the Scottish Government include: Increasing the Scottish Child Payments beyond £20 per week Utilising the Minimum Income Guarantee to help deliver on the 2030 child poverty targets ...

child poverty Inequality Poverty

Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget
post

...committee calls for the stabilisation of family income, improved access to childcare, and for the Scottish Child Payment to be doubled. These calls are echoed in Children in Scotland’s own hopes for the budget. Amy Woodhouse, Head of Policy,...

budget child poverty Poverty Scottish Government

For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here
post

...schools is essential to ensuring provision is stigma-free. There’s also the plan to double the Scottish Child Payment, and whilst this is the beginnings of the bold and transformative action we need to see, more can still be done. More than a...

food insecurity food poverty Poverty

We have to prioritise action to end child poverty now
post

...poverty If the Scottish Government does not commit to doubling the Scottish Child Payment then they are choosing to fail the families facing hardship, writes Neil Cowan (pictured) Last month, more than 120...

child poverty

"Halving child poverty by 2024 should be the floor, not the ceiling, of our ambition"
post

...next parliament, starting by asking all parties to commit to at least doubling the value of the Scottish Child Payment to £20 per week. The prioritisation of this game-changing benefit is welcome – the first payments will be made in February...


Sturgeon resigns and centres care experience in speech
post

...2023 by Nina Joynson Attainment baby box Education Nicola Sturgeon Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Scottish Parliament the Promise Nicola Sturgeon shared government's past and future...

Attainment baby box Education Nicola Sturgeon Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Scottish Parliament the Promise

The family food shop in an ideal world
post

...insecurity free school meals Health nutrition Scottish Child Payment Research exploring what families would choose to eat if income was sufficient shows the inaccessibility of a healthy,...

Families Food food insecurity free school meals Health nutrition Scottish Child Payment

Going hungry
post

...yesterday (Thursday 24 November), the letter welcomes the Government’s doubling of the Scottish Child Payment Bridging Payment, the ambition to end the requirement for food banks and recent action from some local authorities to clear...

cost of living Education Food food insecurity Poverty

Supporting working mothers
post

...11, 2022 News Education in schools Fellowship opens for applications Sept 13, 2022 News Scottish Child Payment to be increased as part of Programme for Government Sept 06, 2022 News School meal debt wiped for Edinburgh families Aug...

early learning and childcare Early years working parents

Holding out for a hero
post

...worth £500 from Walker Books. Click here to nominate your Bookbug Hero Related content Scottish Child Payment to be increased as part of Programme for Government September 6, 2022 Funding to help transform family support July 12,...

literacy

Bereavement should be on the school curriculum
post

...13, 2022 Campaign for school-based fundraising for Pakistan floods Sept 6, 2022 Scottish Child Payment to be increased as part of Programme for Government Sept 6,...

Bereavement children and young people Education Grief School

Campaign to fundraise for Pakistan floods
post

...here to donate directly to the Pakistan Floods Appeal Related content Scottish Child Payment to be increased as part of Programme for Government Sept 6, 2022 New book addresses climate anxiety amongst children Jun 28,...

climate change Education environment Fundraising global

Accelerate free school meal provision, says STUC
post

...reform, says report April 13, 2022 State of Children's Rights report published April 02, 2022 Scottish Child Payment makes one year anniversary February 16, 2022 Report warns child poverty targets will be missed January 25,...

child poverty Education free school meals Poverty

Rewind welfare reform says new report
post

...out of poverty for good. “We have introduced a package of five family benefits, including the Scottish Child Payment that we will raise to £25 a week by the end of 2022. We are also investing in employment support for parents, through new...

Benefits child poverty Families Scottish Government universal credit Welfare

Charity appeal to support families this winter
post

...forgotten that Hunger is Still Here Oct 25, 2021 Programme for Government fails to increase Scottish Child Payment Sept 8,...

charity third sector

Young people in conflict with the law
post

...new programme for early years children Sept 10, 2021 Programme for Government fails to increase Scottish Child Payment Sept 8, 2021 Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic Sept 8, 2021 Young climate activists plan day of protest Aug...

CPD youth justice

Scouts welcome new section for four and five-year olds
post

...and education.   Related content News Programme for Government fails to increase Scottish Child Payment Sept 8, 2021 News Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic Sept 8, 2021 News Young climate activists plan day of...

Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning

"It's social engineering and it's morally wrong"
post

...still, far less meet the targets. The Scottish Government has committed to bringing forward the Scottish Child Payment. While welcome, do you agree increasing benefits is not enough in isolation? BS: I think the introduction of the Scottish...


New report explores poverty and the care system
postcare system Children Poverty research

Women's cost crisis
postchildcare cost of living economy mothers Parents Poverty

Investment in Gaelic education
postEducation funding Gaelic Language Scots Scottish Government

Financial responsibility for young teens
postfinances money Parents

Demands for Holyrood to tackle cost of living crisis
postchild poverty Inequality Poverty