Charity warns that new Scottish Child Payment will not be enough to meet 'ambitious' child poverty targets on its own.
The England forward joined a Zoom event organised by the Cottage Family Centre in Kirkcaldy, Fife.
Analysis of government data shows the poorest families were ill-equipped to deal with pandemic.
An Aberdeen charity says it has been inundated with requests from parents.
Cosla warned budget proposals would result in a £95m cut to revenue and £117m reduction to capital funds.