Justice and Equality

Summary

  • Set a statutory target to cut child poverty by two-thirds by 2030, with the aim of eradicating it completely by 2035.
  • Press for full devolution of the criminal justice system – the police, prisons, probation and the courts – so we can make it fairer and more equal.
  • Create a Cabinet-level post of Minister for Equalities and Women’s Empowerment.
  • Implement a Race Equality Action Plan for Wales aimed at eradicating systemic racism.
  • Campaign to increase the numbers of those who are entitled to pension credit to sign up for it.
  • Pass an Autism Act for Wales that adopts a rights based approach for people with autism, or who are suspected of having autism but are yet to receive a diagnosis.

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