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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.

David Cameron's record on child poverty - our verdict

13 July 2016
David Cameron said 'nothing is really impossible if you put you mind to it' at his last PMQs today - sadly his legacy on child poverty demonstrates the effect of much talk, and little action.

Our submission on new life chances indicators

18 April 2016
Read our submission to the government on their new life chances indicators, which replace the current statutory child poverty measures.

Campaign update

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

100 days into the new government

12 August 2015
And it seems children are at the bottom of the government's list of priorities.

CPAG statement

22 June 2015
Read our reaction to the Prime Minister's speech on opportunity.

Child Poverty Strategy 2014-17 published

26 June 2014
The national child poverty strategy for 2014-17 was published today, following a consultation process earlier in the year. 

Child poverty watchdog condemns government's child poverty strategy

09 June 2014
The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission have today published a hard-hitting report that condemns the government's draft child poverty strategy as lacking credibility.