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Communities and Local Government Department review of statutory duties placed on local government - CPAG's submission

03 February 2012
The Government's ‘informal’ six-week consultation reviewed the 1,294 statutory duties that central government currently places on local authorities.

On the receiving end: perspectives on being out of work and claiming benefits

03 February 2012
This report by Sharon Wright and Tina Haux presents the findings of a study of advice and employment services for benefit recipients, from the perspectives of service users and advisers.

Social mobility and child poverty review: Call for evidence from End Child Poverty partners

03 February 2012
This briefing was produced for CPAG's partners in the End Child Poverty (ECP) campaign, to help them provide evidence to the Independent Reviewer of Social Mobility and Child Poverty.

Autumn Statement: economic growth and child poverty

03 February 2012
In our submission to the Treasury in advance of the 2011 Autumn Statement, we ask for more action to reach child poverty targets, and to create and protect decent jobs.

The Employment and Support Allowance (Transitional Provisions) (Existing Awards) Regulations (2010): SSAC consultation response

03 February 2012
CPAG responded to the Social Security Advisory Committee consultation on new regulations allowing for the movement of existing claimants of incapacity benefit, income support on grounds of disability, and severe disablement allowance onto employment and support allowance (ESA).

'Supporting people into work: the next stage of Housing Benefit reform': CPAG's response to the DWP consultation

03 February 2012
This response highlights CPAG's concerns over proposed housing benefit reforms, and reflects our view that any such reforms need to safeguard the needs of claimants and their children.

Progression to work pathfinders: a submission by CPAG

03 February 2012
This is a submission by CPAG on the Income Support and Employment and Support Allowance (Work-Focused Interviews, Work-Related Activity, etc.) (Lone Parents and Partners) Regulations 2010.

Proposals for the Reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales

03 February 2012
In this response we argue strongly against the Government’s proposals to remove social security and other areas of social welfare law from the scope of legal aid.

Response to disability living allowance reform consultation

03 February 2012
CPAG's response outlines our serious concerns regarding Government proposals to replace disability living allowance (DLA) with a new personal independence payment.

Welfare Reform Bill: second reading briefing from CPAG

03 February 2012
This briefing written for MPs summarises CPAG's position on the Welfare Reform Bill 2011 as at March 2011, our fourteen key concerns and our ten principles for welfare reform.