Issue details

13/00053 - Child Poverty Strategy for Kent

The Kent Child Poverty Strategy will update Kent’s approach to child poverty, including discharging responsibilities under the Child Poverty Act 2010.  It will also provide a strategic action plan and monitoring framework against which progress will be tracked.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/06/2013

Department: Social Care, Health & Wellbeing

Contact: Debra Exall, Strategic Relationship Adviser Tel: (01622 221984) e-mail: Tel: 01622 696115.


Discussions about the Strategy have been held with the Joint Commissioning Board, the Kent Council Leaders’ Tackling Disadvantage Sub-Group and the Kent Youth County Council.  In addition, a multi-agency workshop was held on 30 January to identify the key components of the Strategy, and earlier drafts have been shared with invitees and participants. 



Financial implications: Debra Exall Strategic Relationships Adviser Ext 1984 (01622 221984)

Legal implications: 13/00053