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Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission publishes first annual progress report

17 October 2013
The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has released its first annual report on the government's progress reducing child poverty and increasing social mobility. The report says the Coalition's child poverty strategy is failing.

People Like Us

15 October 2013
Today we are launching our 'People like us' campaign in Scotland at a Roundtable Seminar as part of Challenge Poverty Week. Watch and share our film 'It Could Be You' Sign our petition

PM's conference speech: CPAG statement - Poverty is the enemy of opportunity

02 October 2013
CPAG's statement on the Prime Minister's speech today.

Groundhog Day welfare policy fails again to address root causes of labour market failures

30 September 2013
Read our reaction to the Chancellor’s speech at the Conservative Party conference

Unions, churches and charities add to calls for Scottish Government to deliver on free school meals

25 September 2013

Ed Miliband's speech to the Labour Party conference

24 September 2013
Is he on the right track as far as low-income families are concerned? Read our Chief Executive Alison Garnham's reaction to Ed Miliband's speech to the Labour Party conference here.

Scottish Government urged to implement longstanding school meal commitment as Nick Clegg promises universal free school meals for English infant schools

18 September 2013

Free School Meals for infants next year: CPAG response

17 September 2013
The Deputy Prime Minister has announced that from next September infant school pupils in England will be provided with free school meals:

‘Progress welcome but critical that Ministers now ratchet up action on child poverty’

11 September 2013

Our new campaign 'People Like Us'

11 September 2013
Support our call for a fresh look at the debate around benefits.