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CPAG breakfast event: ‘In Conversation with Maggie Atkinson’

15 September 2014
On 25 Sept, we're hosting a free breakfast event with Maggie Atkinson, the Children’s Commissioner for England.

September enews

10 September 2014

Guest blogs: child poverty and the independence referendum

09 September 2014
CPAG has asked leading members of the Better Together and Yes campaigns to write guest blogs outlining why a Yes or No vote is in the best interest of ending child poverty in Scotland.

CPAG Early Warning System bulletin on housing and welfare reform published

09 September 2014

CPAG's new Housing Ambassador

02 September 2014

Fair for who? Child maintenance and family tests

18 August 2014
PM David Cameron announced today that he wants all domestic government policies subjected to a ‘family test’, apparently to ensure that families aren’t undermined or made worse off financially.

Cost of a child in 2014

12 August 2014
Today we published our third annual report ‘The Cost of a Child in 2014’, written by Donald Hirsch from the Centre for Research in Social Policy at Loughborough University and funded by JRF. It draws on the Minimum Income Standard project (MIS) to establish how much families need to cover their basic needs like food, clothes and shelter, and to participate in society. The research shows that year on year, the cost of a child has been rising faster than inflation while support families receive from the state is falling. Find out more

The cost of a child in 2014

11 August 2014
Today we publish our third annual report ‘The Cost of a Child in 2014’, written by Donald Hirsch from the Centre for Research in Social Policy at Loughborough University and funded by JRF

Judith Paterson joins Social Security Advisory Committee

04 August 2014

The confirmed speakers for CPAG Welfare Rights Conference 2014

31 July 2014
CPAG's annual welfare rights conference considers the real impact of government policies on families at risk of debt or facing destitution, and examines what central government, local authorities and advisers can do in response.