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 also view full details of the Council's performance across all its organisational priorities in the Corporate Plan Annual Performance Report which you will find in the 'Related Links' section.   

Inverclyde Alliance Board approved the Year 4 Local Child Poverty Action Plan on 20 June 2022. 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 2022/25 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 2022/25 in the Documents section.