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UN Special Rapporteur arrives to assess extreme poverty in UK

05 November 2018
Today the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty arrives in the UK for a twelve-day visit.

Child Poverty Targets Bill: 2nd reading

03 February 2017
Bill would bring crucial targets to drive action on child poverty.

Campaign update

24 February 2016
Government votes down Lords' amendment to keep proper reporting on child poverty.

Take action on child poverty reporting

09 February 2016
Since the House of Lords voted to reject the government's plans to scrap child poverty reporting, it's now up to MPs - and you.

House of Lords defeats government on child poverty measures

28 January 2016
The House of Lords voted by an overwhelming majority to keep measures of child poverty that take account of family income.

CPAG responds to Welfare Reform and Work Bill

17 July 2015
Read our parliamentary briefing on the government's Welfare Reform and Work Bill.

Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission publishes first annual progress report

17 October 2013
The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has released its first annual report on the government's progress reducing child poverty and increasing social mobility. The report says the Coalition's child poverty strategy is failing.

CPAG blog in the Huffington Post

18 February 2013
Child Poverty Action Group's Chief Executive, Alison Garnham, has a blog in the Huffington Post today.

CPAG responds to consultation on child poverty measurement

07 February 2013
CPAG has today issued its response to the government consultation on child poverty measurement

Judicial review win on child poverty strategy

17 July 2012
The government acted unlawfully in its failure to establish a Child Poverty Commission to advise on its child poverty strategy, the High Court has ruled today in a successful judicial review brought by CPAG.