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Real terms benefit cut will come down hard on working families and push up child poverty

29 September 2014
The Chancellor's proposed two-year freeze on working-age benefits will put more children in poverty and casts further doubt on claims that the Government is on course to meet its 2020 child poverty targets.

CPAG criticises Shadow Chancellor's child benefit cut

22 September 2014
The Shadow Chancellor's decision to continue to uprate child benefit at a sub-inflation rate of 1% until 2016/17 would be a real blow for families with children.

High profile of child poverty must be harnessed to transform children's lives

19 September 2014
Responding to the result of Scotland's independence referendum the Director of CPAG in Scotland, John Dickie, said; “The fact that rising child poverty was such a recurring and high profile issue throughout the referendum campaign was hugely welcome, as was the level of public engagement in discussing how we create a fairer Scotland.

CPAG breakfast event: ‘In Conversation with Maggie Atkinson’

15 September 2014
On 25 Sept, we're hosting a free breakfast event with Maggie Atkinson, the Children’s Commissioner for England.

September enews

10 September 2014

Guest blogs: child poverty and the independence referendum

09 September 2014
CPAG has asked leading members of the Better Together and Yes campaigns to write guest blogs outlining why a Yes or No vote is in the best interest of ending child poverty in Scotland.