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More than 1 in 4 children are growing up in poverty

It doesn’t have to be like this

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Child poverty facts and figures

4.2 million
children live in poverty in the UK
46%
of children from black and minority ethnic groups live in poverty
72%
of children growing up in poverty live in working families
450,000
fewer kids would live in poverty if child benefit was increased by £10 a week

CPAG News

Early 2021 training course programme announced

01 December 2020
Browse and book a while range of courses now

Child benefit advent calendar

01 December 2020
2020 has been tough for us all, but children in particular have sacrificed a lot. They deserve a Christmas present from the nation. We're calling for a £10 increase to child benefit. It's lost nearly a quarter of its value since 2010. We know parents use it to meet kids' needs. Our child benefit advent calendar will highlight some of the ways child benefit supports parents and carers to ensure all children have the best start in life.

CPAG in Scotland event at SNP conference

26 November 2020
If you are a delegate at the SNP conference, please join our joint fringe event with Save the children and One Parent Families Scotland: Strengthening financial security to end child poverty

Information on the Coronavirus

Find our briefings, statements and advice for advisers on changes to the social security system as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) all in one place.

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How can we end child poverty?

Child poverty is not inevitable. With the right action to address the causes of child poverty, we can end it.

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All you need to know about training with CPAG.

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CPAG runs a wide range of welfare rights training courses, seminars and conferences at locations across the country. Search our full programme, by date, here.

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Early Warning System

CPAG are collecting and analysing evidence about how welfare changes are affecting the wellbeing of children, their families and their communities.