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Free school meals win in Wales

25 November 2021
CPAG welcomes the news that all primary school pupils in Wales will receive free school meals in the next three years.

Get up to speed with the new CDP at our webinar on 1 Dec

23 November 2021
Already familiar with DLA? Learn how the new CDP benefit is different

Come join our team

09 November 2021
We're looking for a welfare rights adviser to work on our eLearning resources

Places left for our Benefits for non-EEA nationals course

08 November 2021
Course takes place 10am - 1pm, 16 - 17 November online.

Universal credit for ill health and disability

01 November 2021
Places left for our experienced-level course on 9-10 November

CPAG's response to the spending review

27 October 2021
Responding to today’s Spending Review, Sara Ogilvie, policy director at Child Poverty Action Group said the lower universal credit taper rate is “good news”, but added: "The long-overdue decision to lower the UC taper rate will help lots of low earners. But there was nothing for those who cannot work – carers, those with young children and people who are sick or disabled - who face the same cost pressures as other households and will still have a black hole in their finances after the universal credit cut...

Children's Handbook 2021/2022 out now

19 October 2021
Buy the latest edition of this comprehensive guide

New report: access to universal credit for refugees and their families

18 October 2021
A new Early Warning System report has been published about difficulties experienced by refugees and their families claiming universal credit. It contains an overview of the issues and a number of recommendations for DWP policy and practice. 

Welfare Rights Conference 2021

18 October 2021
Our annual Welfare Rights Conference is staying online for 2021, with a range of expert-led workshops running across the whole week of the 29th of November.

London Calling: stretched too far - webinar

08 October 2021
This London Challenge Poverty Week (11 – 15 October 2021), Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) will launch a briefing on the experiences of low-income families in London during the Covid-19 pandemic, covering the first year of the charity’s London Calling project.