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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

Learning lessons from the last lockdown: what helps school children and families on low incomes

18 January 2021
As we enter a second lockdown in Scotland what can we do to ensure schooling at home will work for everyone? Read our Cost of the School Day blog.

Open letter to Gavin Williamson on home learning

11 January 2021
Today we and Children North East have sent an open letter to the Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson MP, which lays out a set of guiding principles that we advise the government to use to make decisions about home education during this lockdown period.

2020: year in review video

08 January 2021
Watch our video featuring highlights from our work in 2020.

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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Early Warning System

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