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NEW factsheets

29 October 2014
We have produced two new leaflets which are aimed at providing an overview of benefits and tax credits rules for vulnerable families in specific situations: - Financial help for families affected by imprisonment - Financial help for families fleeing domestic violence These factsheets are currently only available to download on our website.

Scottish child poverty campaigners respond to ‘State of Nation’ report

20 October 2014
Responding to the publication of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission’s ‘State of the Nation 2014’ report, the Director of CPAG in Scotland, John Dickie, said; “We must never accept that failing to meet targets to end child poverty by 2020 means child poverty can’t be eradicated. With the right policies, the right time-frame, and the right level of political will we can eradicate child poverty in Scotland and the rest of UK just as other European countries have."

Child Poverty Action Group’s first Director, Tony Lynes, has passed away

20 October 2014
It is with great sadness we report that Tony Lynes, Child Poverty Action Group’s very first Director has passed away.

2020 child poverty target will not be met

20 October 2014
"We have failed a generation of children who are growing up poor but we will fail them a second time if we bury our heads in the sand and pretend that the 2020 targets will now be met."

October enews

15 October 2014

Child Poverty figures show big variations across UK

15 October 2014
The Campaign to End Child Poverty has today published new figures that provide a child poverty map of the whole of the UK.

Child poverty map shows shocking levels of hardship across Scotland

15 October 2014

CPAG in Scotland: Initial thoughts on devolution

13 October 2014

First Cost of the School Day newsletter

01 October 2014

Real terms benefit cut will come down hard on working families and push up child poverty

29 September 2014
The Chancellor's proposed two-year freeze on working-age benefits will put more children in poverty and casts further doubt on claims that the Government is on course to meet its 2020 child poverty targets.