Differences in decline - Relative child poverty in Scotland and England 1998-99 to 2008-09

Author: Scottish Government
Categories: Basic Health and Welfare and Family Environment and Alternative Care

21st July 2011

This report summarises the results of an investigation into the differing trends in child poverty across the UK between 1998-99 and 2008-09, focusing on the difference between Scotland and England.

It explores the extent to which this difference can be attributed to government policy.