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Programme for Government


Tackling Poverty


Tackling Poverty

Our commitments
  • Tackling poverty and material deprivation
  • Tackling worklessness and raising household income
  • Improving the skills of young people and families
  • Improving the health and educational outcomes of children, young people and families living in poverty
Tackling Poverty

Tackling Poverty programme


Reducing poverty, especially persistent poverty amongst some of our poorest people and communities, and reducing the likelihood that people will become poor.

Read the programme introduction


Tackling Poverty progress