New CPAG research on ending the need for food banks

25 March 2022
This week we published a report called: 'You have to take it back to the bricks’: Reforming emergency support to reduce demand for food banks.

Factsheet and information on the new Adult disability payment

22 March 2022
Applications now open in some pilot areas across Scotland

New benefit cap stats out today

22 March 2022
Families subject to the benefit cap will see the real value of their benefits fall by a monumental £1,840 per year in London and £1,600 outside the capital from April when inflation is expected to reach 8%, our new analysis shows.

UC families face £660 income cut as Bank of England increases inflation expectations

21 March 2022
In a letter to the chancellor last week, the Bank of England stated that it expected inflation to be “around 8 per cent” this spring. With UC set to rise by just 3.1% in April, families with children on universal credit now face a real-terms cut of around £660 per year, on average.

Second benefits cut is unthinkable - organisations call for minimum 7% benefits rise

17 March 2022
Benefits must keep pace with the rising cost of living. Child Poverty Action Group joins forces with over 50 organisations to call for benefits to be increased by at least 7 per cent in April to match inflation.

CPAG responds to consultation on reforming the Human Rights Act

10 March 2022
We have responded to the government's consultation on reforming the Human Rights Act.

We are recruiting!

02 March 2022
Come join the team - we are seeking an Office and Training Administrator for our Glasgow office

Universal credit update and tactics

01 March 2022
Places available to book on our online training course 15 - 16 March

Kinship carers and universal credit - lessons in complexity

23 February 2022
New report looks at the challenges that UC poses for kinship carers in Scotland

Benefits for rent - training opportunity on 2-3 March

23 February 2022
Understand how to maximise and retain housing benefits where possible