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November news round-up

27 November 2012

New report finds over 100,000 mothers missing from London labour market

22 November 2012
Low employment rates among mothers help explain why London has the highest child poverty rate of any UK region.

MPs issue warning on Universal Credit

22 November 2012
The Work and Pensions select committee has today published the report of its inquiry into Universal Credit.

Government must focus on reducing, not redefining child poverty

15 November 2012
We are concerned that the Coalition is seeking to redefine child poverty instead of making genuine progress at a time when cuts, stagnating wages and a crisis in affordable housing are pushing poverty up.

New report on the impact of welfare reform in London

01 November 2012
This new report examines the impact of welfare reform in London, where 63,000 households with children could be left unable to pay their rent.

Disabled children ebulletin: October 2012

31 October 2012

Briefing for Welfare Reform Committee: Welfare Reform, Child Poverty and the Draft Scottish Budget

30 October 2012

Anti-poverty campaigners welcome Scottish Government investment in vital welfare lifeline

29 October 2012

More welfare reforms to be announced today

25 October 2012
Hear Alison Garnham on Radio 4’s Today programme dispel the myths that are being peddled by the government to justify a further £10 billion cut to the benefits system.

SNP annual conference briefing on welfare reform, child poverty and the Scottish Budget

23 October 2012