11 July 2019
CPAG's legal team was honoured in the Legal Aid Firm/Not for profit agency category at the annual Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) awards yesterday (10 July). The award recognised the team's "vital role in challenging welfare benefits unfairness in the highest courts, and for providing direct help to those in direst need".
11 June 2019
We have 4 courses coming up with places available to book;
04 June 2019
Please note our annual Welfare Rights Conference, taking place on Friday 7 June is now fully booked. Follow us on Twitter @CPAGScotland #welfarerights2019
29 May 2019
Assisting clients who have been left destitute due to a problem with their benefits has become a regular but challenging task for advisers. Learn how to support them at our Dealing with Destitution training course, 30 May in Glasgow. Book here
28 May 2019
Reevel Alderson, Home Affairs Correspondent at BBC Scotland will chair the plenary session at our Welfare Rights Conference on Friday 7 June as we explore: 'Dignity and respect in social security - how is this being experienced in practice, and what are the challenges ahead?'
There are only a few places left to book at the conference so be quick if you wish to be there!
01 May 2019
Universal credit (UC) claimants are routinely in the dark about how much they should receive, how their awards are calculated and if and how they can challenge DWP decisions, because the Department’s communications with claimants are opaque and inadequate.
17 April 2019
‘Dignity and respect in social security – how is this being experienced in practice and what are the challenges ahead?’
16 April 2019
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is seeking leave to appeal to the Supreme Court on behalf of two lone mothers with children affected by the two-child limit.