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Child poverty in Scotland is projected to fall to its lowest level in nearly 30 years as a result of the actions taken to date and commitments in the second Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan, according to a new report. Updated modelling from the Scottish Government suggests that more than 60,000

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Philip Whyte has been appointed director of Scotland’s progressive think tank IPPR Scotland. Mr Whyte brings to the role significant experience across government and the third sector, with particular expertise in social security, social justice, and education and skills. He joins IPPR Scotland

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A minimum income floor beneath which nobody in Scotland should fall is required if Scotland is to learn the lessons of COVID-19 and take a new and ambitious path, according to research published today by IPPR Scotland. The report published by the think tank puts forward a detailed proposal

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Up to 750,000 people in Scotland could be enrolled in the Jobs Retention Scheme (furloughed) this quarter and a further 150,000 jobs could be lost as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, according to new analysis by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).

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Naomi Eisenstadt, former independent advisor on poverty and inequality and trustee of Standard Life Foundation, will today commend the progress made by the Scottish Government on social security but will call on them to do more to put their words into action. Ms Eisenstadt will be joined by Shi

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