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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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CPAG News

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

New universal credit assessment period regulations

16 November 2020
New universal credit regulations come in to force today. This follows our successful legal case concerning people paid monthly getting two wages in one UC assessment period.

Scotland Webinar announced! Universal credit - migration and other issues

09 November 2020
Join us for an exploration of universal credit live issues. You’ll hear about migration to universal credit,  what to do when people lose out in a clash of wage cycles and assessment periods,  and about new rules for clients from the EEA. 

Child poverty facts and figures

4.2 million
children live in poverty in the UK
36,900
people supported though our helpline for advisers
72%
of children growing up in poverty live in working families
2,000
families a year to potentially benefit from our bereavement support payment case win
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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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Early Warning System

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