Poverty

This page contains a range of performance information aimed at demonstrating the progress that is being made in the delivery of the following Corporate Plan organisational priority:

To reduce the prevalence of poverty in our communities, with a particular focus on reducing child poverty 

Click on the link in the Documents section to view a snapshot of our performance in relation to tackling poverty.  

You can view full details of performance including trends, targets and a commentary in the 'Tackling Poverty' performance report that is also located in the Documents section.

Inverclyde Alliance Board approved the Year 3 Local Child Poverty Action Plan on 4 October 2021 as part of Challenge Poverty Week 2021.  This report provides a strategic overview of the priorities, and actions that have been delivered to mitigate poverty in the area.  The plan also includes the interventions services will take forward throughout 2021/22 to deliver improvements for children living in poverty in Inverclyde.

You can find more information on the work being undertaken by Inverclyde Council and its community planning partners in relation to reducing poverty in the Inverclyde Local Child Poverty Action Report 2020/21 in the Documents section .