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A Blueprint for 2020: The expansion of early learning and childcare in Scotland

31 March 2017

Comment on DHP Guidance

31 March 2017

Evidence on the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill

31 March 2017

Consultation on universal credit flexibilities

31 March 2017

Social security changes - April 2017

22 March 2017
In April 2017, many social security changes come into force that affect children and young people. We outline their impact.

Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry into Universal Credit - CPAG's response

20 March 2017
The Work and Pensions Select Committee was so concerned about evidence heard during its inquiry into progress with the implementation of universal credit, that it has re-opened its inquiry to gather more evidence.

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger inquiry on hunger amongst children during the school holidays

17 March 2017
The school holidays can be a challenging time for many parents, particularly those on low incomes. They can lead to increased pressures on parents’ time and financial resources – including the need to find the money for extra food for their children.

Broken promises: What has happened to support for low-income working families under universal credit

01 March 2017
This briefing presents some of the analysis to be published in a forthcoming report assessing the impacts of cuts to benefits from 2010 to 2020.  This briefing focuses on changes to universal credit since it was first legislated in 2012 and their effects on family incomes, work incentives and poverty rates. It also includes the effect of real-terms cuts to child benefit which took place during the same period.

Briefing for MSPs: A Budget to Tackle Child Poverty

01 February 2017

Using the Scottish Government's top-up powers - a detailed briefing

01 February 2017