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New report: After the universal credit cut - what now

06 October 2021
As part of Challenge Poverty Week we have published a short new report about the cut to universal credit in Scotland and a blog on how to support on how to support families affected by the cut.

Response to announcement of a Household Support Grant

30 September 2021
Responding to today’s Government announcement of a Household Support Grant, chief executive of Child Poverty Action Group Alison Garnham said: “Ministers are right to worry about low-income families, but now isn’t the time for stop-gap measures. Grants offer no stability to millions of struggling households, and will leave far too many out of pocket when the £20 universal credit cut hits. Investment in local support is necessary and welcome – but unless government drops the £20 cut, families will still face a living standards crisis this winter and beyond.”

Pre-order Children's Handbook Scotland 2021/2022

21 September 2021
A complete guide to the benefits and tax credits that apply when children are living away from their parents, including children in kinship or foster care, children looked after by the local authority, and children at residential school, in residential care or in hospital.

Benefits for resettled Afghans

15 September 2021
Read our new factsheet on AskCPAG

NEW! Two more Scotland Webinars announced

14 September 2021
IT's here - The new child disability payment from Social Security Scotland / Mix 'n ' Match - UC when you're pension age

Come work for us!

13 September 2021
We are recruiting for a Glasgow child poverty co-ordinator

Come work for us!

13 September 2021
We are recruiting for a Glasgow child poverty co-ordinator

Claimants and custody

30 August 2021
Book our introductory course on 1 October

Personal Independence Payment - an introduction

25 August 2021
Get to grips with the rules of PIP, and lots more, on our training course on 31 August