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Poverty is ‘making children sick’, say children’s doctors

11 May 2017
Poverty and low income is seriously affecting the health of UK children paediatricians are warning. Our survey with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) found almost half of paediatricians who reponded say the problem is getting worse. 

What can be done to improve children's life chances?

12 October 2016
CPAG's new book, Improving children's life chances, is out now. It discusses what 'life chances' means and explains how we cannot aspire to improve life chances without tackling child poverty.

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.

The warning in Unicef's report on child well-being

18 April 2016
Our CEO highlights the warning in Unicef's latest report - child wellbeing is depending on material wellbeing. The UK Government must remember money matters.

Cost of a child 2015

12 August 2015
We've just published our yearly research on the cost of raising a child. It finds a looming crisis for family finances.

CPAG statement

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

CPAG's response to DWP evaluation of the Removal of the Spare Room Subsidy (RSRS)

17 July 2014
CPAG’s response to the DWP evaluation of the Removal of the Spare Room Subsidy (RSRS) published today.

Condition of Britain published by IPPR

19 June 2014
The Labour leader Ed Miliband has spoken at an event today to launch the IPPR's major report The Condition of Britain and to give further details of the Labour Party's policy.

Valuing Maternity

12 March 2014
Cuts to maternity and benefits since 2010 have cost mothers up to £3,000. Use the Valuing Maternity Cutbacks Calculator to find out how much each family has lost.

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.