25 June 2015
This research published by Gingerbread and Child Poverty Action Group found that 130,000 UK children are pushed into poverty as working parents struggle to pay rising childcare costs.
18 June 2015
In this briefing on the Childcare Bill CPAG welcomes the government’s commitment to extend free childcare for three and four year olds to 30 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year but also raises a number of concerns about how this could play out for families on low incomes.
24 March 2015
Families across the country are suffering a double whammy of falling benefits and the rising cost of essentials.
30 January 2015
This policy note considers the role that discretionary housing payments (DHPs) have played over the last four years in mitigating the impact of ‘welfare reform’.
23 December 2014
The Work and Pensions Committee is currently undertaking an inquiry into benefit sanctions policy, considering aspects of sanctions policy which were outside the remit of the Oakley Review.
22 December 2014
Reports from various organisations on the impact of benefit sanctions.
19 December 2014
CPAG has responded to the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) consultation on the government's proposal to close a 'loophole' in Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) repeat claims.