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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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Changes to benefits in Scotland due to the coronavirus outbreak

19 May 2020
Briefings on Scottish benefits, carers, UC and students, families and kinship carers

Remembering John Veit-Wilson, last remaining founder member of CPAG

11 May 2020
We were very sad to learn that our longstanding friend and inspiration, John Veit-Wilson, died on 10 May. He was CPAG's last remaining founder member. John was a Trustee for many years and an intellectual power house on our policy committee. He will be sadly missed.

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