Policy paper

Draft statutory guidance for local duties on child poverty: response

This report provides an overview of the consultation, followed by an analysis of each question and a response.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



The 2010 Child Poverty Act places duties on local authorities to tackle child poverty in their local areas, produce local child poverty needs assessments and develop local child poverty strategies.

This is a report on, and response to, the formal consultation held from March to June 2010. It also provides a statistical analysis of responses by respondent type.

Published 18 August 2010