12 March 2019
This new briefing looks at natural migration. Natural migration is the movement of people on to universal credit from other benefits when their circumstances change in a way which would normally create eligibility for a new claim for one of the benefits being replaced by universal credit, but instead creates eligibility for universal credit.
19 February 2019
MSP briefing submitted for stage one debate on the 2019/ 20 budget.
19 February 2019
MSP briefing submitted for the stage one debate of the Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) Bill.
21 December 2018
Using cases from our Early Warning System, this submission to the Work and Pensions Select Committee highlights issues parents face in claiming childcare costs through universal credit.
18 December 2018
Dr David Webster is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow (Urban Studies) at the University of Glasgow.
21 November 2018
The Work and Pensions Select Committee re-opened its inquiry into the lower benefit cap this year. CPAG submitted evidence on the impacts of the lower cap, drawing on analysis of government statistics and cases from our Early Warning System. Following this written submission we were invited to give oral evidence to the committee to highlight our serious concerns about this policy and the hardship it is causing families.
19 October 2018
Using Trust for London's Poverty Profile and End Child Poverty's 2018 data, we have put together briefings covering low pay, employment, housing, education, council tax support and crisis management, with ward level and borough specific data for all boroughs, as well as comparison tables.
12 October 2018
We have produced a briefing for MPs and peers, because in the next few months they will be debating the way people already claiming certain benefits will be moved onto universal credit. This process is called 'managed migration'.
02 October 2018
We have submitted our representation to the Treasury in advance of the Budget on 29 October.
13 September 2018
We have submitted evidence to the United Nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, who will visit the UK in November.