Underlining the value of the early years
15 January 2024
Fiona King, Senior Policy and Public Affairs Manager at Save Scotland makes the case for focusing policy, practice and resource on the youngest children.
Why we can’t wait for progress on closing the attainment gap
15 December 2023
Fiona King, Senior Policy and Public Affairs Manager at Save the Children looks at the latest attainment gap figures in Scotland.
Changing the poverty story in Scotland
12 December 2023
At Save the Children, we are working with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to change the story about child poverty in Scotland.
Parents voices need to shape the next steps on early child development in Scotland
04 December 2023
Stefanie Keir outlines the findings of new research which highlights Scottish parents' experiences and views on supporting their babies early development and learning. This research was carried out by social research agency, The Lines Between.
Why NOW is the time to act on child poverty in Scotland
23 June 2023
Fiona King looks at the Scottish government’s latest report on how they are delivering on a commitment to drive down child poverty.
Child Poverty 'TIpping the Scales' in Scotland
30 May 2023
Read our research that makies the economic case for bolder action to drive down poverty and invest in all families being financially secure
Our message to Scotland's new First Minister
29 March 2023
Latest child poverty figures should be a wake up call for Scotland's new First Minister.
What does the UK budget mean for children in Scotland?
17 March 2023
Could Scotland use extra cash to extend free early learning and childchare?
Children's futures start with choices made today
13 December 2022
Ahead of the Scottish budget on the 15th of December, we highlight the stories of parents and children in poverty to show why spending commitments must prioritise children
The undeniable link between poverty and the climate emergency
07 October 2022
Poverty and the climate emergency are two sides of the same coin, that can and need to be addressed together
All eyes on Scotland's emergency budget
05 October 2022
Suzi Murning looks at what policies the Scottish Government should announce as part of the Emergency Budget Review
Real life stories: Listening to parents to challenge poverty
04 October 2022
Challenge Poverty Week 2022: Listening to parents real life experience of poverty in the UK, and using these to take action
Scotland's Cost of Living Crisis
06 September 2022
How children living in the grip of poverty are suffering the most in Scotland's Cost of Living Crisis
Child poverty in Scotland: What the numbers tell us
28 July 2022
Suzi Murning looks at the latest figures on child poverty and what needs to happen now
Are we delivering for families?
22 June 2022
Fiona King outlines findings of a new report into child povery in scotland with partners JRF
Why doubling the Scottish Child Payment can't happen soon enough
17 November 2021
No parent in Scotland should be going hungry to feed their child. this budget comes at a critical time for delivering on child poverty ambitions.