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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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Students and benefits - eligibility - last chance to book

19 February 2020
Confused about whether students can claim benefits? About whether they have to claim universal credit or can stay on 'legacy' benefits like tax credits and housing benefit?

Scotland's welfare rights conference 2020 now open for booking

19 February 2020
Our annual welfare rights conference returns to Glasgow on 12 June; delegate places and exhibitions stands now available to book

We are recruiting!

17 February 2020
We are recruiting for a Glasgow Child Poverty Co-ordinator

Child poverty facts and figures

4.1 million
children live in poverty in the UK
47%
of children living in lone-parent families are in poverty
70%
of children growing up in poverty live in working families
5.2 million
children expected to be in poverty by 2022
photo of boys with paddling pool

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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Early Warning System

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