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Children: Poverty

Scotland Office written question – answered on 8th January 2020.

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Photo of Ruth Jones Ruth Jones Labour, Newport West

What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the level of child poverty in Scotland.

Photo of Douglas Ross Douglas Ross Conservative, Moray

This Office has regular discussions with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on a range of issues.

The Hon. Lady will know, the Scottish Government also controls a number of powers to tackle poverty, and I believe that it is important that Scotland’s two Governments work together to address the critical issue of child poverty.

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