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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

4.3 million
children live in poverty in the UK
46%
of children from black and minority ethnic groups live in poverty
75%
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

Overpayments of benefit and tax credits

05 May 2021
Places available for this training course on 12-13 May

'Introduction to welfare rights' training returns in September

04 May 2021
We are delighted this popular course is back on our programme

PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT 2021 - 2026

29 April 2021
CPAG in Scotland have published their Programme for Government in advance of the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary election.

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.