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Tackling poverty: policy

This section provides information on Scottish Government policy to tackle poverty

Scottish Government policy

The Scottish government approach to tackling poverty focusses on early intervention and prevention – tackling the root causes and building people’s capabilities through universal entitlements, income maximisation and promoting children’s life chances. The Government has three key social policy frameworks:

 

Further information on Scottish Government policy is available here

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