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Care-experienced young people and the benefits system

05 January 2021
Our online training kicks off again on 19 Jan with this half-day introductory course - some places still available to book.

Remembering Professor Sir John Hills

23 December 2020
Professor Sir John Hills, who has died of cancer aged 65, seemed to embody the London School of Economics traditions - of Richard Titmuss, Peter Townsend, Brian Abel Smith and David Donnison - in a single person.

Tribute to Garry Runciman

21 December 2020
Garry Runciman, a friend and supporter of CPAG for many years, died on 10 December. Fran Bennett and Jonathan Bradshaw write about his life and work.

New video on timing a UC claim when someone stops working

15 December 2020
Brand new video live on AskCPAG

2020 Vision: A webinar on what’s needed to end child poverty for good

09 December 2020
When we look back on 2020, it will almost certainly be as the year of coronavirus. It was, of course, supposed to be a milestone year for more positive reasons: it was supposed to be the year we ended child poverty in the UK. But with rising child poverty even before the pandemic, we now find ourselves facing a child poverty crisis. And with rising unemployment and ongoing economic uncertainty, what next for the goal to end child poverty?

Guardian and Observer Charity Appeal

04 December 2020
We are delighted to be part of The Guardian and The Observer's Charity Appeal 2020, alongside Young Minds and UK Youth.

Early 2021 training course programme announced

01 December 2020
Browse and book a while range of courses now

Child benefit advent calendar

01 December 2020
2020 has been tough for us all, but children in particular have sacrificed a lot. They deserve a Christmas present from the nation. We're calling for a £10 increase to child benefit. It's lost nearly a quarter of its value since 2010. We know parents use it to meet kids' needs. Our child benefit advent calendar will highlight some of the ways child benefit supports parents and carers to ensure all children have the best start in life.

CPAG in Scotland event at SNP conference

26 November 2020
If you are a delegate at the SNP conference, please join our joint fringe event with Save the children and One Parent Families Scotland: Strengthening financial security to end child poverty

New universal credit assessment period regulations

16 November 2020
New universal credit regulations come in to force today. This follows our successful legal case concerning people paid monthly getting two wages in one UC assessment period.