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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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Law Society Awards winner

15 October 2020
CPAG has won the Law Society's Excellence Awards 2020 in the Excellence in Access to Justice category.

New local child poverty stats

14 October 2020
New research by the Centre for Research in Social Policy at Loughborough University, for the End Child Poverty coalition, shows the full extent of child poverty across the UK, before the Coronavirus pandemic and how it has changed since 2014/15.

OUR WELFARE RIGHTS CONFERENCE IS GOING DIGITAL!

09 October 2020
​​​​​​​Welfare Rights Conference 2020 - Social Security in a Rapidly Changing World Our annual Welfare Rights Conference is moving online for 2020 and going virtual during the week of the 23rd November. With a selection of online workshops to choose from, exploring topics as diverse as Benefits after the end of Free Movement to Benefits and Covid-19, the event will provide practical, up-to-date information to help both advisers and their clients survive the impact of all the current circumstances and changes.

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