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Child poverty campaigners respond to Expert Working Group on Welfare

12 June 2014
Read our response to the publication of the second report by the Scottish Government’s Expert Working Group on Welfare: Re-thinking welfare: fair, personal and simple.

Families on the brink: welfare reform in London

11 June 2014
CPAG today release research on the impact of welfare reform in London, showing families struggling and unsure how they will afford to stay living in their area.

'Employment itself not enough to end poverty blighting children’s lives'

10 June 2014
Read our response to the publication of a new referendum briefing on poverty and work in Scotland from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).

Child poverty watchdog condemns government's child poverty strategy

09 June 2014
The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission have today published a hard-hitting report that condemns the government's draft child poverty strategy as lacking credibility.

Family with disabled child to appeal against ‘bedroom tax’ ruling

30 May 2014
CPAG and the Rutherfords judicial review challenge has been dismissed by the High Court - but we will fight on.

Response to new reports on welfare reform and Scottish Welfare Fund

19 May 2014
Read CPAG in Scotland's response to the new Scottish Government reports highlighting the damaging impatcs of welfare reform and reviewing the itnerim Scottish Welfare Fund.

‘Bedroom tax’ legal hearing for children with overnight care needs

16 May 2014
Child Poverty Action Group is acting for Susan and Paul Rutherford today at the High Court in a judicial review challenge to the ‘bedroom tax’.

Worrying news from ONS on zero-hour contracts

30 April 2014
New analysis pubished today by the Office for National Statistics suggests that the proliferation of zero-hour contracts is much greater than previously thought. The new figures suggest that there are now 1.4 million zero-hour contracts jobs.