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'Employment itself not enough to end poverty blighting children’s lives'

10 June 2014
Read our response to the publication of a new referendum briefing on poverty and work in Scotland from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).

Child poverty watchdog condemns government's child poverty strategy

09 June 2014
The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission have today published a hard-hitting report that condemns the government's draft child poverty strategy as lacking credibility.

Family with disabled child to appeal against ‘bedroom tax’ ruling

30 May 2014
CPAG and the Rutherfords judicial review challenge has been dismissed by the High Court - but we will fight on.

CPAG publish consultation response on government's child poverty strategy 2014-17

22 May 2014

Response to new reports on welfare reform and Scottish Welfare Fund

19 May 2014
Read CPAG in Scotland's response to the new Scottish Government reports highlighting the damaging impatcs of welfare reform and reviewing the itnerim Scottish Welfare Fund.

‘Bedroom tax’ legal hearing for children with overnight care needs

16 May 2014
Child Poverty Action Group is acting for Susan and Paul Rutherford today at the High Court in a judicial review challenge to the ‘bedroom tax’.

Worrying news from ONS on zero-hour contracts

30 April 2014
New analysis pubished today by the Office for National Statistics suggests that the proliferation of zero-hour contracts is much greater than previously thought. The new figures suggest that there are now 1.4 million zero-hour contracts jobs.

OUT NOW - 2014/15 Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook

22 April 2014

NEW elearning courses

15 April 2014
As part of our new elearning zone we have developed two new free elearning courses: Surviving the Appeals Process and Scottish Welfare Fund. For further information and to create an account (or sign in again) please visit our elearning website. If you have an enquiry about our elearning please email us at elearning@cpagscotland.org.uk.

London Legal Walk: 19 May

20 March 2014
Join Team CPAG for the largest annual gathering of lawyers and judiciary in the world! This 10K walk, starting at 4pm on Monday 19 May will begin at the Royal Courts of Justice, taking in some of London's most prestigious legal landmarks.