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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-21255: Elaine Smith (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 14 February 2019

To ask the Scottish Government how much of the £500,000 committed to the Healthier Wealthier Children approach in the Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan has been spent, and whether it will provide details of the healthcare provisions that have been funded.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 28 February 2019

In October 2018 the Scottish Government allocated funding totalling £250,000 to the 14 territorial Health Boards to embed or enhance the Healthier Wealthier Children approach. Further funding will be allocated within 2019-20 in line with the commitment made in 'Every Child, Every Chance'.

An a update on all actions committed to within the Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan will be published by the end of June 2019.