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Briefing

Benefit sanctions

03 February 2014
Since the election of the Coalition government in 2010, there has been an escalation of benefit sanctions, which have come to play a major role in extreme poverty.

Independent review of JSA sanctions: CPAG’s response to the call for information

10 January 2014
CPAG has submitted evidence to Matthew Oakley’s review of the operation of the sanctions system for jobseeker's allowance claimants on mandatory back-to-work schemes.

CPAG in Scotland Response to the Expert Working Group on Welfare

17 December 2013

Autumn Statement, free school meals and Barnett consequentials: CPAG in Scotland comment and media briefing

04 December 2013

Response to the Local Government and Regeneration Committee Call for Evidence on 14/15 Draft Budget

09 October 2013

Submission to the Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into housing costs support

07 October 2013
The Work and Pensions Committee is currently undertaking an inquiry into provision of support to meet housing costs in the reformed welfare system.

Childcare and maternal employment in London

17 September 2013
The number of mums who work in London is significantly below the national average and is a strong explanatory factor for the high rates of child poverty in the capital.

Poverty in Scotland updated summary briefing August 2013

21 August 2013

Poverty in Scotland updated summary August 2013

21 August 2013

Submission to Greater London Authority on Low Pay and London Living Wage

14 August 2013
CPAG sets out our views on how to tackle low pay and encourage take up of the London Living Wage in a submission to the Greater London Authority's economy committee.