Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Following engagement with Douglas Ross MP MSP (leader of the Scottish Conservatives), WAVE Trust are delighted to formally announce that the Scottish Conservative Party have become the 7th UK party to formally adopt the 70/30 target as an official party policy.

The 70/30 Campaign seeks to reduce child maltreatment by 70% by 2030.

Mr Ross told WAVE Trust: "We welcome cross-party support for the 70/30 Campaign, and we will continue to do all we can to support the campaign across Scotland."

Jay Haston, Lead Scottish Ambassador for WAVE, said: "This is a massive statement from the Scottish Conservatives and I am delighted to see how seriously they take their commitments to the children or today and tomorrow by formally supporting the 70/30 Campaign."

The Scottish Conservatives join their counterparts in Wales, as well as UK Labour, Scottish Labour, Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and The Alliance Party (NI), in an ever-growing list of UK political parties that have formally endorsed the 70/30 Campaign.

Would you like to become an ambassador and make 70/30 a reality in your community? If so, why not fill out an application today and a member of our team will contact you (here).