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Briefing Note for Stage 2 of the Social Security (Scotland) Bill - Part 2, Chapter 3 onwards

21 February 2018
At Stage Two of the Social Security (Scotland) Bill, consideration of amendments to the Bill is taking place over the course of several weeks.

Parliamentary briefing: child poverty in London, February 2018

20 February 2018
On Thursday 22nd February, MPs will debate ‘Child Poverty in London’ in parliament. We have produced a briefing for MPs, incorporating the latest End Child Poverty statistics, released in early 2018, and the latest CPAG research.

Briefing Note for Stage 2 of the Social Security (Scotland) Bill - Parts 1 - 2 (Chapters 1& 2) and Schedules

07 February 2018
At Stage Two of the Social Security (Scotland) Bill, consideration of amendments to the Bill is taking place over the course of several weeks.

Free school meals and universal credit: CPAG's consultation response

05 February 2018
CPAG has responded to the government's consultation on setting an earnings threshold for eligibility to free school meals in universal credit. We believe that all children in families eligible for universal credit should continue to receive free school meals, as per the current legal situation.

Stage 1 Social Security (Scotland) Bill Debate - Briefing Note for MSPs

12 December 2017
A well-functioning social security system is a key pillar in the social and economic infrastructure needed for the prevention and eradication of poverty. The Social Security (Scotland) Bill is fundamental to the shape and direction of social security in Scotland.

House of Lords debates on Universal Credit and benefit freeze

10 November 2017
Read our briefing for Peers in advance of two debates in the House of Lords on Thursday, 16th November: Debate: Impact of Universal Credit on claimants; Short debate: Inflation impact on families affected by benefit freeze

Briefing Note for Stage Three - Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill

03 November 2017
This briefing note sets out CPAG in Scotland's strong support for the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill which introduces child poverty reduction targets which must be reached by 2030.

Challenges of Poverty: Parents' Voices

20 October 2017
This Early Warning System short report is published as part of Challenge Poverty Week 2017 to highlight, through the experiences of low income families, and in their words, how poverty and welfare changes impact on child and family wellbeing.

Opposition Day Debate: Pause and fix of roll-out of Universal Credit briefing for MPs

18 October 2017
Read our briefing for MPs in advance of the Opposition Day Debate: Pause and fix of roll-out of Universal Credit, after Prime Minister’s Questions, Wednesday 18th October 2017.

Briefing Note for MSPs - Scottish Government Debate on roll out of universal credit

02 October 2017
CPAG in Scotland have produced a briefing note for MSPs for the Scottish Government debate on Tuesday 3 October on Roll Out of Universal Credit.