Update on child poverty strategy and consultation

On 26 June 2014, the Government published its Child poverty strategy 2014 to 2017 setting out the action it plans to take to end child poverty.

The Child Poverty Act 2010 requires the Government to set a persistent child poverty target by December 2014. To achieve this the Government conducted a consultation on a persistent child poverty target. The consultation closed on 14 August 2014.

Setting the 2020 persistent child poverty target. Government consultation response was published in October 2014