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The Scottish Labour Party has been consulting on how to achieve equality for women. Here's the Poverty Alliance's response. (Jan 2016)
The Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform (SCoWR) have submitted their response to the UK Government consultation setting out their key policy calls for a better welfare system.
Read our latest response to the Public Procurement Rules Scotland Consultation.
The Smith Commission was set up to consider options to devolve further powers to the Scottish Parliament following the Independence Referendum in September 2014. We are calling for a range of new powers in relation to social security, employment and taxation (October 2014)
The Poverty Alliance has submitted evidence to the Local Government and Regeneration Committee on the Community Empowerment Bill. (Sept. 2014)
The Poverty Alliance have submitted our response to the Scottish Welfare Funds Bill consultation. We have argued that overall the fund is working well and we hope that the Bill will build on its success. (Sept. 2014)
The Poverty Alliance has responded to the Commission on Childcare Reform call for evidence. We believe the biggest challenges about how childcare provision is organised in Scotland are about accessibility and affordability. (Sept. 2014)
Renfrewshire Council have established a Child Poverty Commission to help focus their activities aimed at reducing poverty in the local authority. This response outlines some key actions that can be taken (August 2014)
The UK Department for Education consulted on the target for the persistent child poverty. This response from the Poverty Alliance outlines our support for a target of 5%. (August 2014)