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SCoWR response to Expert Working Group on Welfare (April 2013)

10 April 2014

Parliamentary briefing on 'welfare cap' and Charter for Budgetary Responsiblity

25 March 2014
At the Budget in March 2014, the government announced it would be amending the Charter for Budgetary Responsibility to implement a new 'welfare cap' policy.

'Budget action on minimum wage and family benefits needed to tackle living standards crisis' say child poverty campaigners

18 March 2014

The effectiveness of social security at tackling child poverty

18 March 2014
While child poverty is responsive to, and requires, many different types of policy intervention, international evidence shows that social security is an essential tool for reducing child poverty.

Foodbanks: Briefing for Opposition Day debate, 18 December 2013

20 February 2014
This briefing raises CPAG’s concerns about rising demand for food aid from UK families. It also presents initial findings from CPAG’s foodbanks project.

Free School Meals - Stage 3 Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill briefing

18 February 2014

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