Joseph Rowntree Foundation Praises SNP Government Initiative On Child Poverty

While the JRF offers advice on further improvements to the Scottish Child Payment, it was particularly supportive of the initiative saying, today: "1. Following a great deal of work in advance of the Scottish Government’s announcement, including campaigning by a significant coalition of poverty-focused organisations in Scotland, we were pleased that the analysis and ideas in our first report had in many ways been reflected in the Scottish Government’s announcement. We believe the Scottish Child Payment could make a significant contribution to tackling child poverty in Scotland...."