27 November 2019
As part of our Secure Futures for Children and Families project, Ruth Lister, member of the House of Lords and Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Loughborough University, examines income security in our social security system in this paper.
04 November 2019
As part of our Secure Futures for Children and Families project, our CEO Alison Garnham looks at the problems with means-testing in the social security system.
01 November 2019
This election period, we want all candidates from all parties to make a commitment to tackle child poverty. We've put together the big things we're calling for from the next government in a manifesto. We want the next government to invest in children's benefits, bring in a child poverty strategy and build a more effective social security system for us all.
25 October 2019
MSP briefing for the 29th October 2019 debate on Improving Disability Assistance.
10 October 2019
As our Secure Futures for Children and Families gets underway, our CEO Alison Garnham looks back and the history of the social security system, what has gone wrong and what the future could look like.
10 October 2019
Secure Futures for Children and Families will ask the question: What does a social security system that provides a secure future for children and families look like? This launch paper sets out where the social security system is now and what needs to change.
08 May 2019
In response to Scottish Government's consultation on Disability Assistance, we've produced a briefing on changes of circumstance in the new system.
07 May 2019
As part of CPAG’s response to the consultation on disability assistance CPAG in Scotland has produced a paper looking at how existing rights can be built into the Scottish system.
19 April 2019
Over four million children in Britain are growing up in poverty, with many at risk of going without nutritious or adequate food. As poverty has risen, families with children are among the hardest hit. Based on the first-hand accounts of 51 children, Living Hand to Mouth by researchers at the Thomas Coram Research Unit, UCL Institute of Education shines a spotlight on what children say about food and how they manage their everyday lives around food.
27 March 2019
An analysis of the problems faced by students claiming universal credit.