Why aren’t more people talking about the Scottish Child Payment?

Think tank: The David Hume Institute

Author(s): Liz Ditchburn

September 18, 2023

This briefing from UK think tank the David Hume Institute looks at the Scottish Child Payment as a policy innovation.

The Scottish Child Payment is a bold policy intervention with cross-party backing targeting child poverty and its long-term consequences. This blog aims to stimulate discussion about this Scottish policy innovation and calls for investment and action to ensure we learn from its implementation, generating evidence about what works that will be useful in Scotland, the rest of the UK and beyond.