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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.

CPAG statement

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

Ministers publish new child poverty strategy consultation

27 February 2014
After a long wait, the government's consultation on a new child poverty strategy for 2014-2017 has arrived amid internal government squabbles on what the targets should be.

New poll shows public believe Government action on child poverty falling short

12 June 2013
The poll, released by the End Child Poverty Campaign, shows 82 per cent of people view child poverty as a priority.

Labour renew commitment to action on child poverty

06 June 2013
The Labour Party leader, Ed Miliband, made a major speech on social security, in which he renewed his commitment to child poverty reduction as a top priority for a future Labour administration.

Leicester Child Poverty Commission publishes recommendations

25 January 2013
The Leicester Child Poverty Commission has today published its recommendations for tackling child poverty in the city.

Government must focus on reducing, not redefining child poverty

15 November 2012
We are concerned that the Coalition is seeking to redefine child poverty instead of making genuine progress at a time when cuts, stagnating wages and a crisis in affordable housing are pushing poverty up.