Scotland Has 8% Of The UK Population But 0% Of The Worst Places For Child Poverty

Why is the situation regarding child poverty a bit better here? In 2018, The Joseph Rowntree Foundation had this to say about the Scottish Government’s intentions to reduce child poverty: ‘The Scottish Government’s commitment to building a social security system that has dignity and respect at its core and offering routes into employment for those currently excluded from the labour market, could change the family incomes and prospects of thousands of children for the better.’