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

Date: 21st July 2011
Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care
Author: Scottish Government

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.