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Campaigners welcome strengthened Child Poverty Commission

21 December 2010
Commenting on the publication today of the Government’s consultation on its child poverty strategy, the Chief Executive of Child Poverty Action Group, Alison Garnham, said: “We welcome this consultation. All the main parties in the United Kingdom, as well as all the national governments, are now committed to ending child poverty and asking voters to judge them on their results...

Professor Ruth Lister appointed Honorary President of Child Poverty Action Group

08 December 2010
Child Poverty Action Group has today at its Annual General Meeting announced the appointment of Professor Ruth Lister as the Honorary President of the Group. Following the death of Professor Peter Townsend in 2009, the position of President has remained unfilled until today partly as a matter of respect.

Increase in working poor a massive blow to Government’s work first poverty strategy

03 January 2008
Commenting on the IPPR report Working out of poverty: a study of the low paid and the working poor, released today, the Chief Executive of Child Poverty Action Group, Kate Green, said: “The report shows that the main plank of the Government’s strategy to end child poverty is failing...