18 June 2014
Last year the government announced that the period which new claimants have to wait to make a claim for job-seekers allowance and employment support allowance would be extended to seven days.
09 June 2014
The cost of childcare is a key constraint that many low-income parents face when trying to work more. Here’s CPAG offers its analysis and recommendations to government on proposals for new childcare support under universal credit.
22 May 2014
This response sets out CPAG's detailed analysis of the Government's draft child poverty strategy proposals, with our recommendations for improvement.
22 May 2014
The Child Poverty Act 2010 places a duty on central government to produce a child poverty strategy every 3 years. In spring 2014 they consulted on their draft strategy for 2014-17.
16 May 2014
In April 2013 parts of the discretionary social fund were handed over the local government who have been running local welfare assistance schemes (LWAS) from that point on.
16 April 2014
On March 26th 2014, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, the Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith, was interviewed by Evan Davis on the Today Programme on BBC Radio 4.