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Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

October 2018. UN Special Rapporteur Professor Philip Alston visited the UK in November 2018 to see how extreme poverty gets in the way of people’s human rights being realised. As part of this he met people in extreme poverty in Scotland.

This is the evidence we gave to him ahead of his visit, about how poverty affects the human rights of our country’s children and young people.

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