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CPAG's new patron: Armando Iannucci

21 October 2022
We are delighted that Armando Iannucci, the fantastic writer, director and broadcaster, is CPAG’s new patron.


12 October 2022
Do you deliver training and feel like you need to refresh your style and methods? Join our course on 10-11 November online

You don't need to be an expert to make a real difference

20 September 2022
Book your place on our Universal credit - an introduction online course on 26 October

Reducing the cost of school uniforms in Scotland - how the right national guidance can help

15 September 2022
A short Cost of the School Day briefing setting out what we’ve heard about school uniform from learners, families and their schools and what we think is important for stakeholders to bear in mind when responding to the current Scottish Government consultation on statutory national uniform policy guidance.

CPAG's response to DWP report rejecting calls for deductions to be paused

12 September 2022
"The cost of living crisis has pushed many families to the brink as a difficult winter looms. With around 2 million children living in households affected by deductions, the Work and Pensions Select Committee is right to say that now is time to pause these repayments.

Gaping £1,200 gap for worst-off families as January energy price cap estimates rise

02 September 2022
Forecasters have increased their estimate for the January 2023 energy price cap to £5,386 for the typical bill. If as expected, this estimate is accurate, families are now facing a gaping £1,200 shortfall for energy costs alone in the months up to April 2023.

By region: number of children in poverty not eligible for free school meals

01 September 2022
New CPAG analysis shows number of children in poverty in each region missing out on free school meals as cost of living crisis bites.

Cost of the School Day Moray online learning events

30 August 2022
Practitioners working in and with schools are invited to our Cost of the School Day Moray online learning events. These sessions will focus on key approaches in Moray schools to help reduce the cost of the school day, support families and make sure that all learners can fully participate at school.

Appeals to the Upper Tribunal

29 August 2022
This course on 7-8 Sep is essential for anyone who wants to challenge decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) effectively.

Attendance allowance - an introduction

22 August 2022
Last chance to book your place on this online course on 26 August