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London children board a Routemaster bus to Westminster to stop scrapping of free travel

18 September 2020
Young Londoners are travelling to Westminster today on an open-topped Routemaster bus to oppose the suspension of free travel in the city for 11-17 year olds – as a survey from Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) shows the suspension will force some families to cut back on daily living expenses – including food – while restricting children’s access to family, friends and out-of-school activities (see Notes to Editors for filming info/timings).

Don't Zap the Zip Day of Action - Friday 18 September

17 September 2020
On Friday 18 September, Child Poverty Action Group is holding a Day of Action as part of its Don’t Zap the Zip campaign, which aims to stop the proposed suspension of free travel for under 18s in London. Find out more and how to get involved.

Changing Decisions – Mandatory Reconsiderations and Other Tactics, 26 & 27 January 2020 ONLINE

26th January 2021 to 27th January 2021
Online
If you are an adviser who faces barriers to overcoming problems with universal credit or other benefit claims and decisions, this course gives you the essential knowledge you need. To...

DLA for Children, 26 & 27 November 2020 ONLINE

26th November 2020 to 27th November 2020
Online
Disability living allowance (DLA) is the main way of meeting the additional needs of many children yet it is under claimed and can be hard to understand. This course looks...

DLA for children (Scotland) 8 December 2020 ONLINE

8th December 2020
Online Scotland
Disability living allowance (DLA) helps meet the additional needs of disabled children. DLA will soon be replaced by a new Scottish benefit, called child disability payment, which will have many...

Scottish social security - an update (Scotland) 11 - 12 November 2020 ONLINE

11th November 2020 to 12th November 2020
Online Scotland
This course looks in detail at the benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland, including the forthcoming Scottish child payment. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the benefits system,...

Scottish social security - an introduction (Scotland) 10 November 2020 ONLINE

10th November 2020
Online Scotland
This short course provides an introduction to benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland. It is aimed at advisers and other workers who have little or no knowledge of benefits. The...

Social security law update (Scotland) 27 - 28 October 2020 ONLINE

27th October 2020 to 28th October 2020
Online Scotland
Social security law and tax credit law can change from day to day and advisers need to keep abreast of developments to advise their clients correctly. Arranged under topic headings...

Universal credit update and tactics (Scotland) 1 - 2 December ONLINE

1st December 2020 to 2nd December 2020
Online Scotland
Universal credit (UC) changes all the time, as the law is amended, as it is implemented in practice, and as local delivery changes. This course is an opportunity for experienced...

Universal credit update and tactics (Scotland) 21 - 22 October 2020 ONLINE

21st October 2020 to 22nd October 2020
Online Scotland
Universal credit (UC) changes all the time, as the law is amended, as it is implemented in practice, and as local delivery changes. This course is an opportunity for experienced...